30th Street station is the second busiest train station in the nation, with 50,000 travelers a day. SEPTA’s regional rail goes to neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia and the suburbs, all the way to Delaware, and to Philadelphia International Airport. New Jersey transit trains cross the Delaware River, and AMTRAK trains travel to destinations as far away as Miami, Chicago and New Orleans.

University City itself is one of the most easily traversed areas of Philadelphia. SEPTA offers trolleys, buses and subways servicing the neighborhood from end to end. University City also boasts some of the most bicycle-friendly streets in the area, with a network of roughly 25 miles of bike lanes.

For those who prefer to drive, car services Philly Car Share and Zip Car offer more than 70 vehicles on loan. With two interstate highways converging by the Schuylkill River, drivers have excellent access to the regional highway system.