October 30, 2013
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
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.
September 26, 2013
The 33rd and Dauphin Bus Loop Improvement Project, a $4 million initiative funded by a competitive grant from the FTA, resulted in a full makeover of the facility, which is a key part of SEPTA's city bus operations.
September 12, 2013
Would eliminate 9 of its 13 rail lines and shorten two others, close a subway line, and convert trolley routes to bus lines, if the state doesn't come up with more money for public transit this year.
July 23, 2013
Riders took 36,023,000 trips during Fiscal Year 2013. Ridership on SEPTA's 13 regional rail lines increased by 2.2% over the course of the year.
June 5, 2013
The Rail Transit Team Achievement Award is given to the system with the highest rail operator and maintainer team combined score. The winning team members were Rob Brooks, Don Chakov, Nicholas Baldassarre, Adrian Mapp and Sharon Mapp.
May 24, 2013
Proposed FY 2014 Operating Budget of approximately $1.3 billion, an increase of less than 3% compared to FY 2013. Budget is projected to have a $38 million shortfall. Deferred votes on its operating and capital budgets, due to uncertainties in state funding levels.
May 21, 2013
Improvements to the Primos station include a new station building; installation of a "kiss and ride" drop-off area; Americans with Disabilities Act accessible high-level platforms on the inbound and outbound sides of the station; increased parking; and newly landscaped areas.
May 9, 2013
The honor recognizes the system with the highest combined bus operator and maintenance team combined score. Los Angeles' Metro team took second place.
April 3, 2013
Partnered with the Free Library of Philadelphia and Dunkin' Donuts to offer throughout the month of April what is believed to be the nation's first virtual library at a train station. Riders can access books and podcasts by scanning QR codes or logging on to the Free Library's website.
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