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Police: Suspect Assaults, Then Robs Woman Who Allegedly Bumped Into Him While Exiting SEPTA Trolley

The victim was treated at the University of Pennsylvania, where she required two stitches to her lip.

17 hours ago

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SEPTA’s West Trenton Line Down Due To Fallen Tree

A SEPTA Regional Rail line is suspended due to a downed tree.

07/27/2014

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SEPTA Passes Out Safety Pamphlets To Commuters, Again

SEPTA management and transit police are here at the East Falls stop along the Manayunk Norristown line, handing out pamphlets with safety tips.

07/17/2014

SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestel shows off the new camera installed in the microphones of the hand-held radios three officers will carry during a 60-day test of the technology. (credit: Mark Abrams)

SMILE! You Might Be On A Septa Police Officer’s Camera

Three SEPTA police officers are now wearing body cameras attached to the microphones of their two-way radios as they patrol the transit system.

07/16/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Presidential Board Findings Support Septa In Regional Rails Labor Dispute

The Presidential Emergency Board found that SEPTA is correct in insisting that pay raises for the Regional Rail engineers and electricians follow the same pattern as raises for subway and bus operators.

07/15/2014

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SEPTA Police Arrest Passenger With Weapons Cache

A scare on a SEPTA subway train when a passenger is caught with a bunch of weapons.

07/15/2014

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Several Injured In Paratransit Bus Accident In North Philly

Officials say five people were injured Sunday when a SEPTA paratransit bus and another vehicle collided in the Fairill section of Philadelphia.

07/13/2014

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SEPTA Bus Driver Assaulted In North Philadelphia

The driver of a SEPTA Route 54 bus was assaulted by two men early Sunday morning in North Philadelphia.

07/13/2014

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Strong Storms Knock Out Power Across The Delaware Valley

Severe weather is moving across the region Tuesday night, leaving many customers without power.

07/08/2014

(One of Septa's new "Nova" buses.  Photo provided by Septa)

After Yearlong Delay, Septa Begins Road-Testing Its New Buses

Septa officials say drivers are taking the new bus for test runs, to make sure all the bugs are worked out. Earlier glitches included the wrong seats and mismatched paint.

07/03/2014

A Broad Street subway train. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Touts Success Of Weekend Overnight Subway Pilot Program

SEPTA’s Assistant General Manager of Operations Ron Hopkins says so far, the two full weekends of this pilot program has seen a 40 percent jump in ridership on Saturdays and more than 60 percent increase on Sundays as the Broad Street and Market-Frankford Lines operate in the overnight hours.

06/30/2014

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SEPTA Willing To ‘Work With’ Regional Rail Customers Affected By One-Day Strike

The SEPTA strike this month lasted only a day, but leaving Regional Rail riders without a train to board for even that short time still was an inconvenience for many.

06/26/2014

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Presidential Board Hearings In Septa Regional Rails’ Labor Dispute Continue Today

Three members of the panel are on a 30-day mission to hear testimony from locomotive engineers and electrical workers, as well as SEPTA labor relations staff, and deliver a report with recommendations to the President by July 14th.

06/24/2014

(Former Septa bus driver Greg Mielke was reunited with one of his former buses as Septa celebrated its 50th anniversary.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Septa Trots Out Its Old Look To Mark Its 50th Anniversary

Septa worker Greg Mielke checked out bus #6569, an eight-cylinder bus from 1974, which he used to drive.

06/19/2014

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SEPTA Officials Warn Passengers About The Dangers Of ‘Distracted Commuting’

“People with their face buried in their cell phone or listening to music and just kind of stumbling along,” SEPTA’s Dan Walden said.

06/18/2014

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