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Alerts & Updates

Traffic Alert: SEPTA Project Impacting Access Along Spruce St.

The Division of Public Safety has issued a Traffic Advisory.  Beginning Monday, September 18, SEPTA will be conducting track renewal work, which will close Spruce Street between 38th and 40th Streets. Penn Buses and Shuttles (east and west routes) will alter their regular routes to accommodate the road closure in effect Monday, September 18 – Sunday, October 1. The Rosenthal Transit Stop at 3800 Spruce Street will be closed for the duration of this project. Patrons should use the Quad Transit Stop at 3700 Spruce Street while this work is conducted. Passengers are encouraged to visit  for real-time information.


Penn Commuters should be aware that the detour route is Baltimore Avenue in both directions. Please plan accordingly as you may experience delays in this area while the project work is being conducted. 

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News & Announcements

Campus Recognized as Bike Phriendly

The University of Pennsylvania was honored by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia as a recipient of 2017 Bike-Phriendly Business Award for modeling excellence in providing bike-supportive employee amenities, facilities, encouragement, and office culture.  Chloe Cerwinka, Chair of the University’s Bike Committee; Penn Police Officer David Dager; and Michael Randolph of Penn Transit accepted the award on Penn’s behalf.

Penn Receives 2017 Clean Air Commute Employer of the Year Award

Penn has been recognized by Philadelphia's Clean Air Council as the 2017 Clean Air Commute Employer of the Year.  Faculty and staff have a broad range of options to help them go the extra mile for sustainable commuting.

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Penn and Uber Collaborate to Expand Campus Transportation Options

Uber has joined with the University of Pennsylvania to promote safe, on-demand ridesharing options that supplement Penn’s integrated transportation system, providing point to point travel across campus or in situations where other transportation modes are less convenient. 

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