Management & Operations

SEPTA to enhance security

Posted on April 8, 2008


The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has implemented new security measures to enhance the safety of passengers using its mass transit system.


The new measures include increased patrols by the SEPTA Transit Police Department, a review by SEPTA’s board to permanently increase the size of its police force and the advanced installation of its “Smart Stations” project to safeguard SEPTA stations and facilities.  


Part of SEPTA’s Smart Stations project addresses security through the addition of surveillance cameras, improved emergency lighting, expanded alarm systems and emergency telephones. The project includes the Market-Frankford, Broad Street Subway and Subway/Surface Line stations.

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