'Partnering' with employees, customers key to advancing transit's safety culture
November 2, 2016
A goal of SEPTA’s safety initiatives is to have customers and employees take the messages presented by the authority’s safety personnel back...
'See Something, Say Something' is Key Anti-Terrorism Tool for Transit
September 26, 2016
After acts of terrorism — domestic or international — law enforcement agencies are almost always asked: “How are you ‘ramping...
SEPTA Pulls Out All the Stops to Transport DNC Attendees
August 17, 2016
The recently adjourned 2016 Democratic National Convention put Philadelphia in the national — and international — spotlight once again. For...
'AIM-ing' High for Succession Planning in the Transportation Industry
June 15, 2016
How do you replace the institutional knowledge and subject expertise of a 40-year employee? You do it through succession planning, which is especially...
Public Transit Has 'Perks' With Loyalty Programs
May 4, 2016
The benefits of using public transit are many — environmentally friendly, less stressful than driving and no time wasted sitting in traffic, to...
Introducing the Next Generation of Engineers, Architects to Careers in Transit
March 30, 2016
For many college engineering and architecture students, it’s probably a good bet that they have not given much consideration to careers in public...
How a Multifaceted Plan Helped SEPTA Weather Jonas
February 24, 2016
Winter Storm Jonas socked Philadelphia with 22.4 inches of snow in January. In some areas of the five-county SEPTA service region, snowfall totals were...
Transportation Funding a Win for All
January 20, 2016
With more money from the federal level, transit agencies will be able to make crucial infrastructure fixes, replace vehicles and possibly dust off...
Passenger Etiquette: Taking Rudeness Out of the Ride
December 14, 2015
We’ve all been there — stuck behind the bus rider “oversharing” his or her phone conversation or next to the person who thinks a...
How Transit Was Key to Moving the Masses During Papal Visit
October 21, 2015
In case you missed it, Pope Francis visited America — and was followed by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims during his stops in Washington, D.C.,...