Tag: public transportation
May. 19, 2017
Who’s liable for the Amtrak train derailment?
What goes around, comes around.
May. 19, 2017
Controlling SEPTA’s crowded commute
It can be a cost-efficient means of everyday transportation if you buy a weekly or monthly trailpass, but this railroad has a reputation for being late. It also has a reputation for overcrowding during rush hour while being late ,which makes sense since the train is spending extra time at stations waiting for passengers to exit and board the train.
Apr. 14, 2017
SEPTA proposes fare increases for 2018 FY
On March 17, SEPTA officials released a series of proposed fare increases which, if implemented, would go into effect on July 1, 2017, for the 2018 fiscal year.
Apr. 16, 2015
Spring brings new SEPTA renovations
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority plans to begin rolling out an entirely updated payment system within the next few months. The overhaul includes new turnstiles, fare kiosks, accessible gates, card validators and new SEPTA Key fare cards. The SEPTA Key will be a reusable contactless chip card that can be used to swipe into any form of public transportation. The cards will be reloadable online or at one of the fare kiosks. Most of the changes to SEPTA will likely begin in early December 2015, while changes to Regional Rail and Customized Community Transportation Connect Paratransit will begin in 2016.
Nov. 30, 2012
SEPTA stands out
“The best of the best in North America.” Those are the words that President and CEO Michael Melaniphy of the American Public Transportation Association used while presenting SEPTA the 2012 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award.