Delivery of 700th Hybrid Bus Marks a "Home Run in SEPTA’s Efforts to "Go Green"

August 17, 2015
Delivery of 700th Hybrid Bus Marks a "Home Run in SEPTA’s Efforts to "Go Green"

Manuel McDonnell SmithPublic Information Manager In baseball, only 3 MLB players have ever been able to hit a 700 home-run milestone. This week, SEPTA marks its own major milestone in the transit industry by accepting delivery of our 700th hybrid-electric bus. The addition of bus #7353 means that SEPTA now operates one of the largest…

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Pope Francis Security Map – Philadelphia

August 14, 2015
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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Online Papal Pass Lottery To Be Held For Trolley Routes 101/102 ((edia/Sharon Hill) and the Norristown High Speed Line

August 7, 2015
Online Papal Pass Lottery To Be Held For Trolley Routes 101/102 ((edia/Sharon Hill) and the Norristown High Speed Line

Entries To Be Accepted Over 24-Hour Period August 07, 2015 A limited number of special Papal Visit Three-Day Transit Passes for travel on the Trolley Routes 101/102 and Norristown High Speed Line will be made available through an online lottery scheduled to begin Wednesday, August 12. The special Three-Day Transit Passes are $10 each, limited…

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SEPTA’s 1234 Market H.Q. earns EPA ENERGY STAR Certification for 2015

July 31, 2015

Recognition applauds efforts to save energy, especially during extreme weather events July 31, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA - For the fourth time, SEPTA's headquarters building at 1234 Market Street in Center City Philadelphia has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification for 2015. The designation recognizes that the twenty-story building is among the…

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Online Lottery To Be Held For Papal Visit One Day Regional Rail Passes

July 28, 2015

Online Lottery To Be Held For Papal Visit One Day Regional Rail Passes July 28, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 28, 2015) - One Day Regional Rail passes for the Papal Visit will be made available through an online lottery scheduled to begin Monday, Aug. 3. The lottery system, which is being built in partnership with…

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SEPTA Records Record Regional Rail Ridership

July 24, 2015
SEPTA Records Record Regional Rail Ridership

Authority Operated With Balanced Budget For 16th Consecutive Year In Fiscal Year 2015 July 24, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTA has marked its 16th consecutive year of operating with a balanced budget, according to year-end data from Fiscal Year 2015, which was the 12-month period from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. SEPTA also…

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