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SEPTA to expand services

Posted on August 14, 2008

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) announced 65 initiatives to expand and enhance transportation services to better serve its customers, as well as alleviate overcrowding and improve mid-day, evening and late night service.

The new initiatives include more frequent service, additional peak, off-peak and weekend service, and new late-night regional rail service. These measures are designed to address issues of overcrowding, assist growing employment, retail and residential markets and provide service for passengers who lack transportation while working unconventional job hours, according to SEPTA.

Most of the initiatives, such as the introduction of 60-foot articulated buses, will take place in September and November.

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