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Jeffrey D. Knueppel Selected as SEPTA General Manager

September 17, 2015
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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 largest transportation agency in the country. "In a climate of…

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

September 16, 2015
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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 purchases of $10 One Day Regional Rail Passes for the Papal Visit. In-person sales will be available at most outlying stations that will be open…

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SEPTA Finalizes Service Plan for Papal Visit

September 8, 2015
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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 Visit Transit Plan, to maximize service for regular customers and visitors. The Authority also provided details on credits that will be available to monthly and…

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Fall Transit Schedules Go Into Effect September 6, 7, & 8, 2015

September 3, 2015
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Fall Transit Schedules Go Into Effect September 6, 7, &  8, 2015

Trolley Service Returns on Routes 15, 101, and 102 September 03, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA - New schedules for City, Suburban, and Victory Transit divisions go into effect beginning Sunday, September 6, Monday, September 7, and Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Most timetable adjustments are minor, designed to account for seasonal changes in ridership and to improve…

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SEPTA Offers Additional Weekend Service for "Made In America" 2015

September 1, 2015
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Subways to offer service every 5 minutes; additional late-night Regional Rail trains added September 01, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Made in America Festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6, 2015. SEPTA will operate enhanced service on many routes to help fans get to and…

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SEPTA Gets You Closer to the Pope

August 27, 2015
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Regional Rail One Day Papal Pass Sales Continue; Enhanced Airport Line Service Detailed August 27, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 27, 2015) - SEPTA's Regional Rail service for the Papal Visit is a great way for local residents and visitors to get close to the Papal Visit events on Sept. 26-27. The enhanced service plan with…

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SEPTA West Trenton Passenger Service To Separate from CSX Freight Operations

August 20, 2015
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SEPTA West Trenton Passenger Service To Separate from CSX Freight Operations

Monday Schedule Adjustment Planned for West Trenton Regional Rail Line August 20, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 20, 2015)-Due to the activation of a new signal system and the physical separation of CSX freight and SEPTA passenger operations, shuttle buses will replace all train service on Monday, August 24, 2015 between Woodbourne and West Trenton Stations…

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SEPTA General Manager Joseph M. Casey Announces Retirement

August 19, 2015
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Mr. Casey Has Led Authority Since 2008; Began SEPTA Career in 1982 August 19, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 19, 2015) - SEPTA General Manager Joseph M. Casey, who has led the Authority since 2008, today announced his retirement. After a total of 34 years of distinguished service in a number of roles, Mr. Casey will…

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SEPTA One-Day Regional Rail Papal Visit Pass In-Person Sales Start Friday, Aug. 21

August 19, 2015
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Rail Stations Will Provide Closest Travel Access To Papal Visit Venues August 19, 2015 PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTA's online lottery offered opportunities for individuals across the globe to purchase Regional Rail passes for the Papal Visit. Requests were received from as far away as France and Great Britain, as well as from most states throughout…

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

August 17, 2015
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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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