Philadelphia Officials Expect Papal Visit to Overwhelm City's Mass Transit "Be prepared to walk" was the message from Mayor Nutter and other officials who spelled out transportation plans for the World Meeting of Families in September.
Septa Renames Its Market East Station in Multimillion-Dollar Deal With Local HospitalThe station naming rights deal is costing Thomas Jefferson University Hospital $3.9 million over five years, with two two-year renewal options that would total about $7.5 million over the nine years.
SEPTA Looks To Get Labor Deal Done With Regional Rail UnionsSEPTA’s board held a special meeting Monday in hopes of working out a new labor deal sooner with the two regional rail unions that staged a one-day strike back in June.
Septa to Revive After-Midnight Weekend Subway Service During SummerSepta has decided to bring back 24-hour weekend service on the Market-Frankford and Broad Street lines.
Septa Urges Commuters To Be Careful Near Bus, Rail FacilitiesThis year, the transit agency's Safety Awareness Day event puts a focus on the dangers of distracted commuting.
SEPTA Officials in DC For Transit Confab, Congressional Lobbying"We're carrying about 340 million trips, which is about 14 percent higher over the last seven years," says Septa GM Joe Casey.
SEPTA Hopes To Avert Systemwide Shutdown; Says All Services Experiencing Major DelaysSEPTA officials, right up to general manager Joe Casey, are monitoring reports from the field on equipment and vehicle problems as the snow accumulates.
SEPTA Wants $40M Subway Concourse MakeoverSEPTA GM Joe Casey says it's more than cleaning up. It's installing cameras and better lighting and possibly getting retail development.
New North Philly Apartment Complex Is Model In Many WaysThe new affordable housing development is the nation's first LEED-ND "plantinum" development, representing $48 million in federal tax credits and private investment.
SEPTA Boss Urging Pa. Lawmakers To Try Again On Transit Funding DealSEPTA leaders haven't given up hope the state House will pass a transportation funding bill this session.
US Sen. Bob Casey Says He'll Keep Spotlight on SEPTA's Funding NeedsAt 30th Street Station, US Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) said he'll urge his colleagues to lock in long-term funding for transportation.
SEPTA Warns of Cascading Cutbacks as State Funding Runs OutSepta says it needs $6.5 billion over the next ten years to improve crumbling railroad bridges, outdated rail cars, and substations that are 80 years old.