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Announcement: Pope Francis Security Map – Philadelphia

August 14, 2015
Announcement: Pope Francis Security Map – Philadelphia

City officials on Thursday announced additional security zones to manage access for pedestrians and restrict the presence of motor vehicles for Pope Francis’ visit on Sept. 26-27. Event perimeters, outlined in red in the map, will use fences and checkpoints to screen visitors for the pope’s appearances on the Parkway and at Independence Hall. No…

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500 Limos to Protest Ride Sharing Apps like Uber at City Hall on 12-16-15

December 14, 2015
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On Wednesday, 12-16-16, from 11:30am until 3:00pm, approximately (500) members with vehicles, of the Taxi and Limo drivers of Philadelphia plan to protest against the illegal ride-sharing programs in Philadelphia such as Uber and Lyft ride sharing services. They plan on parking limousines, (black, luxury…

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Jeffrey D. Knueppel Selected as SEPTA General Manager

September 17, 2015

September 17, 2015 Pasquale T. Deon, Sr., Board Chairman of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), announced the selection of Jeffrey D. Knueppel, P.E. as the Authority's next General Manager. With this appointment, Mr. Knueppel will oversee 9,300 employees and full operation of the 6th…

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Miller Lite sponsors Free Rides on Broad Street Line for Eagles Opener

September 16, 2015
Miller Lite sponsors Free Rides on Broad Street Line for Eagles Opener

No fares or transfers needed for Broad Street Line Trips from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sept. 20 September 16, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTA has partnered with Miller…

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SEPTA Announces Special Papal Visit Regional Rail Pass Sales Hours for This Weekend

September 16, 2015
SEPTA Announces Special Papal Visit Regional Rail Pass Sales Hours for This Weekend

Also, Locations Expanded for Special Three-Day Transit Pass Sales; Details on Additional Travel Options Available Through PopeBus.com Partnership September 16, 2015 This weekend, SEPTA will offer weekend sales hours for…

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SEPTA Finalizes Service Plan for Papal Visit

September 8, 2015
SEPTA Finalizes Service Plan for Papal Visit

Stops on Market-Frankford & Broad Street Lines Doubled; Credits for Weekly & Monthly Passholders September 08, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 8, 2015) - SEPTA today announced enhancements to its Papal…

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