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    • 30th Street station Regional Rail platform | A. Leonard Pundt

SEPTA riders overwhelmingly take the bus and subway. Why does Regional Rail receive more funding?

SEPTA’s Regional Rail network has been running on borrowed time. It carries about 11 percent of SEPTA straphangers in an aging fleet of rail cars, on legacy infrastructure with the system’s…

    • SEPTA fare kiosks, Cecil B. Moore Station

SEPTA shows off projects in the works at capital budget open house

Curious SEPTA aficionados were offered a sneak peek at what the authority plans to build and buy in the coming years at a pair of open houses Tuesday, part of SEPTA’s…

    • The $100 million City Hall Station overhaul is on SEPTA's list of deferred capital projects

SEPTA begins scheduling system improvements with next year’s capital budget

SEPTA kicked off the capital budget season Wednesday afternoon with a pair of open houses on the Fiscal Year 2017 capital budget and 12-year capital program. SEPTA’s estimated capital budget for…

    • Route 52, Photo by Ashley Hahn

SEPTA Board approves capital, operating budgets, plus new locomotives

The SEPTA Board was busy yesterday, giving the official OK to both the capital and operating budgets, plus authorizing another $154 million to purchase new locomotives. The board adopted a $534.54…

    • 30th Street Station
Eyes on the Street

May 14: SEPTA: Norristown HSL repairs, other needs remain dire, deferred | new Amtrak locomotives | Possible City project | continue 10-year tax abatement | 13 luxe homes for Logan Square

Good morning, Streeters and happy Tuesday. In transportation news: PlanPhilly’s Christine Fisher has an update today about SEPTA’s critical deferred repair projects: In July crews will make critical (but temporary) repairs…

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Eyes on the Street

April 24: SEPTA's capital pinch | JP Morgan broker for PGW sale | deed theft easier than recovery | Sedgley reno | upcoming casino hearings

Good morning, and happy Wednesday, Streeters. Here’s what’s making news today: The Inquirer looks at what SEPTA’s skimpy $308 million capital budget won’t cover: necessary infrastructure repairs, new regional rail…

    • reading viaduct city branch
Eyes on the Street

April 15-19: Terry Farrell | Making ViaductGreene | Victorian Philadelphia | SEPTA hearing

LECTURE: Sir Terry Farrell Monday, April 15, 6pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. Renowned architect and planner Sir Terry Farrell will give a lecture about his work transforming…

    • SEPTA releases

SEPTA releases "Energy Action Plan" in order to save $2.2 million annually

SEPTA hopes to save more than $2 million annually through its first-ever “Energy Action Plan,” which was released Monday. The “Energy Action Plan” is SEPTA’s plan to cut costs and use…

Eyes on the Street

Sister Cities rave | Council's AVI splits | SEPTA's tough budget | L&I dresses up | front door, trap door

The transformation of Logan Square’s Sister Cities Park is “a small miracle” to architecture critic Inga Saffron, who gave the park a rave review in today’s Inquirer. She writes, “Cities…

    • Wayne Junction Station in Philadelphia (Image by CTLiotta)

SEPTA plans major improvements on its Chestnut Hill East line

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillySeveral projects along SEPTA's Chestnut Hill East regional rail line will move ahead in the coming months, most notably the long-awaited update of the 110-year-old…

Hearing examiners recommend approval of SEPTA budgets

SEPTA got the OK from two independent hearing examiners on its proposed fiscal year 2012 operating and capital budgets, paving the way for SEPTA Board approval later this month.That didn't…

    • Sparks fly at SEPTA operating budget hearing

Sparks fly at SEPTA operating budget hearing

SEPTA has a relatively boring operating budget proposal for next year. The $1.23 billion plan contains no fare hikes or service reductions.But that didn't stop a confrontation from erupting at…

SEPTA is proposing a 3.9 percent operating budget increase for fiscal year 2012

Facing increased costs, SEPTA is proposing a 3.9 percent operating budget increase for fiscal year 2012.The budget proposal, released Thursday morning, comes in at about $1.2 billion, $46.2 million higher…

SEPTA's smart new debt

PHILADELPHIA TRANSIT riders can finally join their counterparts in other major cities and turn their tokens and paper tickets in for more modern electronic cards. Last week, SEPTA announced it would…

SEPTA wins distinguished budget presentation award

SEPTA may be facing funding troubles, but at least its budgets are transparent and easy to follow.The authority has won a distinguished budget presentation award from the Government Finance Officers…

    • Riders Against Gender Exclusion press material

Protesters take up gender issue at SEPTA capital budget hearing

A preliminary SEPTA capital budget hearing was interrupted Wednesday morning as protesters called on the authority to eliminate gender stickers on its weekly and monthly passes.The group, SEPTA Riders Against…

    • Pattison Station

Breaking: SEPTA sells Pattison Station naming rights

By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyThe SEPTA Board voted unanimously Thursday to approve a five-year agreement that would give AT&T the naming rights to the Pattison Avenue station on the Broad…

SEPTA Board approves the authority’s operating and capital budgets

A divided SEPTA Board approved the authority’s operating and capital budgets for fiscal year 2011, as well as a slate of fare and tariff increases that will go into effect July…

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SEPTA gets OK on fare increase, budgets

May 18, 2010 By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhilly SEPTA’s operating and capital budgets have received the green light from two independent examiners. Retired Judge James Colins and Joseph O’Malley recommended that…

    • Wayne R5

Late appeal for SEPTA through-service

April 22, 2010By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyWhile there was nary a word about the impending cut in state transportation funding, University of Pennsylvania engineering professor Vukan Vuchic made a…

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