It’s a two-year project that will cause some pain for hundreds of commuters down the line.
It’s a program that benefits both the students and the transit agency.
On some hilly roads, SEPTA may wind up suspending bus service anyway as the storm worsens.
“We have people out there, working over miles of territory to clear trees and get things restored,” said SEPTA deputy general manager Jeff Knueppel.
As retail outlets, restaurants, and other places of business found themselves working with skeleton crews on Wednesday, SEPTA says it did, too.
It was more than a “three-hour tour” for a top Obama administration official, who was in Philadelphia on Monday getting a firsthand look at the crumbling infrastructure of the SEPTA transit system.