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November 7, 2014

Philly PHLASH Unveils Daily Service And A New Holiday Evening Route From November 28 Through December 31

Christmas arrives early for Philadelphia with a big gift from the Philly PHLASH, a key seasonal transportation amenity for visitors and locals that makes travel throughout the city super-quick. The well-loved way to get around town in the summer — by way of purple bus — returns for daily rides and a new holiday evening […]

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July 10, 2014

The Adventure Aquarium Shark Shuttle Provides Guests With Roundtrip Transportation From Center City To The Aquarium, Through August 17

Getting to Adventure Aquarium has never been easier thanks to the Shark Shuttle, a transportation service — bus and a 15-minute ferry ride — from Center City to Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey. The Shark Shuttle leaves from three Center City locations, Love Park at 16th Street and JFK Boulevard, Reading Terminal Market at […]

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May 8, 2014

Philly Phlash Launches Its 2014 Service This Friday, May 9 With Brand-New Vehicles, An Extended Schedule And More

Shuttling from one fantastic Philadelphia attraction to another just got even quicker, easier and less expensive. The Philly PHLASH launches its 2014 season tomorrow, Friday, May 9. Now marking its 20th anniversary year of service, the PHLASH is a key seasonal amenity for visitors and locals, making for a super-quick way to travel from the […]

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May 10, 2013

See Philadelphia In A Flash As The PHLASH Downtown Loop Begins Its Summertime Service Today, May 10

Shuttling from one fantastic Philly attraction to another just got even easier. The PHLASH Downtown Loop launches its 2013 season today, Friday, May 10. The Phlash is the quick, easy and inexpensive connection to key Philadelphia historic attractions and cultural institutions. A key amenity for visitors and locals, the Phlash is the quickest way to […]

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January 28, 2013

Amtrak Is Now Offering Late-Night Acela Service To Philadelphia, Starting On January 28

Starting on January 28, Amtrak is providing Philadelphia with an awesome late-night deal. Amtrak’s Acela train service is getting you from Philadelphia to a number of major East Coast cities as quickly as they possibly can. Acela train number 2128 leaves Philadelphia at 9:32 p.m. and arrives in New York at 10:45 p.m., after making […]

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May 2, 2012

The Philly PHLASH Bus Service Resumes For The Spring And Summer This Friday, May 4

The Independence Visitor Center Corporation is excited to announce the return of the PHLASH Downtown Loop for the 2012 season, starting this Friday, May 4. An invaluable amenity for both visitors and locals, PHLASH is the quickest way to travel from the Historic District to the Parkway to the Zoo and Please Touch Museum. As […]

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May 10, 2011

Philadelphia Ranked The #1 Big City For Bike Commuting Per Capita In The U.S.

According to the a new report from the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia entitled “Mode Shift: Philadelphia’s Two-Wheeled Revolution in Progress,” Philadelphia now boasts some of the highest rates of bicycling in the entire country. Not only that, but of the nation’s 10 biggest cities, Philadelphia’s bicycle mode share (which means the percentage of commuters […]

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May 1, 2011

National Bike To Work Day Is Friday, May 20; Participate In The 2011 Commuter Challenge

May is National Bike Month and the highlight of the month is National Bike to Work Day on May 20. So dust off your old ten-speed, affix a basket to the handle bars — don’t worry it’s cool to have a basket now — and trade horsepower for pedal power. Before you hit the streets, […]

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April 29, 2011

More Bike Lanes Coming To Center City In June: New North-South Bike Lanes To Complement The Super Popular East-West Bike Lanes On Pine And Spruce

  Bicyclists, rejoice: Mayor Nutter has announced that the city will be adding two critical new bike lanes to Center City in June — a southbound lane to 10th Street and a northbound lane to 13th Street. As part of his ambitious Greenworks Philadelphia plan, Mayor Nutter wants to make Philadelphia one of the most […]

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April 29, 2011

The Philly PHLASH Bus Service Resumes For The Spring And Summer This Sunday, May 1

The purple PHLASH trolleys synonymous with spring and summer in Philadelphia officially hit the streets this Sunday, May 1 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Since the mid-1990s, PHLASH has offered convenient rides (for visitors and residents alike) to 27 destinations in Center City and the Centennial District, including major hot spots like the Independence Visitor Center, […]

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