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A SEPTA bus from the 1970's. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

SEPTA Goes ‘Old School’ As Part Of Anniversary Celebration

As part of its yearlong 50th anniversary celebration, SEPTA dusted off and showcased a bus from 1970 Thursday.

04/17/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: 2 SEPTA Riders End Up On Tracks Wednesday

Surveillance cameras captured two separate incidents of people on the rails Wednesday.

04/16/2014

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SEPTA Riders Enjoying Book Sharing Program At Two Dozen Stations

More and more riders are taking part in this unofficial give-a-book/take-a-book program. It started with a ticket seller at the Cornwells Heights Station in Bensalem, Pa.

04/16/2014

A Market-Frankford night owl bus picks up passengers. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

SEPTA Budget Proposal Includes Weekend Overnight Subway Service This Summer

A new plan from SEPTA could have the subway trains running overnight again – at least on the weekends.

04/15/2014

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Top SEPTA Official In Charge Of Move To Smartcards Retires

John McGee, who headed up SEPTA’s long-delayed move to smartcards, has left the transit agency to go work for a firm that is involved with the project.

04/14/2014

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Family Of Abington Man Struck By Train While Texting Urges Others Not To Make Same Mistake

Beverly Washington loves looking at old photos, but these pictures are now what’s left for her to hold of her grandson Andre after he was struck and killed by a SEPTA Regional Rail train on Monday.

04/08/2014

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Union: No SEPTA Strike In Immediate Future

The head of the union representing Philadelphia bus, subway and trolley operators said Tuesday that a strike is not imminent, but he noted that stalled contract talks would not resume until transit officials provided key financial information.

04/08/2014

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Cops: Abington High Student Fatally Struck By Train

Investigators have identified a man struck and killed by a SEPTA train Monday night as a student at Abington High School.

04/08/2014

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Cops: Man Believed To Be Texting On Tracks Fatally Struck By Train

The West Trenton line was shut down around 5 p.m. after authorities say a 20-year-old man was struck and killed by an outbound SEPTA West Trenton train.

04/07/2014

(A Septa subway train pulls in.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

SEPTA Makes ‘Final Offer’ As Philadelphia Hopes To Avert Mass Transit Strike

Now the question is whether the next step is cementing a deal, dealing with a job action, or continuing in limbo.

04/07/2014

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Septa Still Running, Commuters Still Smiling — For Now

Commuters know they can’t abandon Plan B yet.

04/07/2014

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SEPTA Transit Workers Will Not Go On Strike Monday

TWU Local 234 officials have confirmed that SEPTA workers will not go on strike on Monday, and all transit lines will operate as normal.

04/06/2014

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UPDATE: Significant Change In Tone Of SEPTA, Union Talks

SEPTA and TWU Local 234 officials resumed negotiations Sunday morning, after both sides reported serious progress on Friday and said they were close to a deal.

Now, there has been a significant change in the tone of the negotiations, and any deal that was on the table is now in jeopardy.

04/06/2014

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Negotiations Resume Between SEPTA, Transport Workers As Deadline Looms

It’s back to the bargaining table for SEPTA and Transport Workers Union Local 234 Sunday morning.

04/06/2014

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SEPTA, Union Take Break From Contract Talks

SEPTA and representatives from the Transit Workers Union took a break from negotiations Saturday after meeting for about five hours Friday night.

04/05/2014

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