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September 11, 2014

SEPTA launches passenger etiquette campaign

The new "Dude It's Rude" program attempts to reform customer travel habits that have continuously been reported as big problems for specific service modes including taking trash with them, watching their language and blocking the front aisle.


August 5, 2014

Mediation Board urges SEPTA, unions to continue negotiating

While no talks are currently scheduled, SEPTA says they hope to continue negotiations with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen soon.


July 14, 2014

Driver facing DUI after hitting SEPTA paratransit vehicle

Authorities say a 48-year-old man driving a Cadillac ran a red light and struck the paratransit bus, which caused the bus to overturn and hit a light pole.


May 15, 2014

SEPTA breaks ground on $1.4M bus loop reconstruction

The transit system serves more than 5,000 riders daily from the 23rd and Venango Bus Loop. The project includes new bus boarding islands, passenger shelters, enhanced lighting and ADA-related improvements.


May 8, 2014

Philadelphia's SEPTA crowned Roadeo Grand Champion

The 39th International Bus Roadeo was held in conjunction to APTA’s Bus & Paratransit Show in Kansas City, Mo., this week.


April 3, 2014

SEPTA’s biggest union may call strike

May happen as soon as Sunday, when the transit system’s last union contract expires. SEPTA and the union plan to come to the bargaining table on Thursday.


March 19, 2014

Riders help SEPTA officer struggling with violent suspect

The suspect, who allegedly says he has a gun and threatens to shoot passengers, attacks the officer after the officer pulls him off the train. During the struggle, passengers run to the officer’s aid, and the suspect is eventually taken into custody.


February 20, 2014

SEPTA celebrates 50 years

Will celebrate with an ad campaign featuring logos used over the past 50 years, gathering and sharing stories, photos and memorabilia from riders.


October 30, 2013

SEPTA, Comcast expand Wi-Fi program

Over the next two years, hot spots will be added at all stations on the Market-Frankford and Broad Street Lines and at several additional locations on the Norristown High Speed Line.


October 16, 2013

SEPTA to save $4 million yearly in rail energy costs

Entered into a three-year contract with PPL EnergyPlus for the power supply to accommodate the electric generation requirements for its Broad Street Line subway, high-speed and trolley lines. These operations require approximately 400,000,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year.


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