SEPTA Transit Police Go On Strike Without WarningOfficers with SEPTA’s transit police have gone on strike following a stalemate in negotiations regarding a new contract.
Unlike NYC, SEPTA Doesn't Plan On Making Arrests For Etiquette ViolationsSubway passengers in New York City have faced jail time or worse for breaking the train's etiquette rules according to recent article in the New York Times. But could that happen here in Philadelphia? A SEPTA spokesman says no.
Feds Chip In To Help A Wayne Junction Locomotive Clean Up Its ActSEPTA is upgrading a switching locomotive at Wayne Junction that services its trains, with the help of a $1.2-million EPA grant to reduce diesel air pollution and improve air quality.
SEPTA Explains Its 'Reserved' Front-Row Seats In New Regional Rail CarsRiders on SEPTA's Silverliner V regional rail cars may wonder why two perfectly good seats at the front of the new cars are roped off with yellow tape.
Group Circulates Petitions To Get Gender Stickers Removed From SEPTA PassesA grassroots transgender group has kicked off a petition campaign urge the public to take a stand against SEPTA's gender stickers on transit passes.
SEPTA To Suspend Sunday AM Service Due To Irene; City Opening SheltersSEPTA will cease all operations early Sunday morning because of dangers posed to commuters and workers by Hurricane Irene.
SEPTA Ridership Up 4%, Highest Volume Since 1989SEPTA riders in the fiscal year that ended June 30th took an extra 13 million trips over the previous year. That's a four-percent increase which puts the total number of trips in the year at 334 million -- the highest since 1989.
Report Finds A Mixed Bag Mass Transit Commuters This first report by the think tank Brookings finds low-income Philadelphians have good access to mass transit, but not all of those residents have access to lines that will get them to a job.
SEPTA Wants Feedback On Proposed High-Tech Payment SystemSEPTA is hitting the road to ask riders what they think about a new system for collecting fares.
SEPTA Budget Leaves Little Money For RepairsSEPTA riders are not being asked to dole out for higher fares in the coming year, but the transit agency is warning that it is quickly running out of cash for station and equipment repairs and upgrades.
Missteps In Japan Recall Pennsylvania's 1979 Nuclear AccidentThe nuclear disaster unfolding in Japan is bringing back bad memories for some of the people involved in a similar accident 32 years ago, at Three Mile Island, in central Pennsylvania.