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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

August 11, 2019, 5am PDT
A recent round of thunderstorms brought public transit operations in Philadelphia to a screeching halt.
WHYY
July 12, 2019, 5am PDT
Transit is getting a new look.
WHYY
May 2, 2019, 2pm PDT
After Detroit eliminated its fee to transfer between DDOT and SMART buses. Advocates in Pennsylvania want Philadelphia to be next.
PlanPhilly
April 3, 2019, 12pm PDT
More social justice advocates in more cities are winning the argument that transit fare evasion punishments don't fit the crime.
PlanPhilly
March 29, 2019, 11am PDT
The list of challenges facing transit agencies like the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is long. The list of feasible projects that can deliver solutions is much shorter.
philly.com
October 3, 2018, 8am PDT
And perhaps regrets it.
philly.com
March 31, 2017, 8am PDT
Budgets reflect priorities, and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority will be prioritizing capital investments in the 2018 fiscal year.
Philadelphia
November 8, 2016, 7am PST
With Pennsylvania a battleground state and Philadelphia a Democratic stronghold, ensuring that transit-dependent voters get to the polls was a given, but a transit strike beginning Nov. 1 threatened to derail access. The strike was settled Monday.
USA Today
November 3, 2016, 2pm PDT
Hundreds of thousand of bus, trolley and subway riders (and potential voters) in Philadelphia have been left to find alternative means of transportation since Nov. 1 due to a strike by the local Transport Workers Union who work for SEPTA.
The Washington Post
October 14, 2014, 6am PDT
Ryan Briggs reports on the planning study bringing new hope to efforts to activate or repurpose the "City Branch," a dormant subterranean rail line in Philadelphia.
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