SEPTA on Wednesday announced it will begin to phase out paper ticket sales on Regional Rail lines in favor of a key card program that promotes no contact fare payment.
Police say the 33-year-old woman was shot in the stomach and once in the leg. She was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where she is in serious condition.
SEPTA is providing the public with assistance in mask-wearing and social distancing beginning Tuesday, officials said.
A SEPTA police sergeant has been terminated after striking two protesters in the head with his baton during the unrest in May, a spokesperson said.
A woman is recovering after she accidentally fell onto the tracks at a SEPTA station in Center City and was lifted to safety by a passerby.
Joyce Evans reports on the vending machines carrying PPE
SEPTA announced it added two regional rail lines back into service over the weekend and trains will run more frequently.
SEPTA will ramp up regional rail service next week to include hourly weekday service on most lines, officials announced.
Ridership is expected to increase as the region moves into the yellow phase of Pennsylvania’s reopening plan prompting SEPTA to impose the mandate on passengers.
SEPTA riders must wear face masks and maintain social distancing in an effort to battle COVID-19.
City officials have announced multiple street closures ahead of planned demonstrations scheduled for Saturday.
SEPTA officials announced they plan on operating scheduled services on Tuesday, June 2.
SEPTA will shut down all service on Sunday at 6 p.m. and service will remain suspended until Monday at 6 a.m. due to continued riots and looting throughout the city.
SEPTA Transit Police received a call for a fight at approximately 3:45 p.m. at the bus loop at Broad and Olney.
SEPTA general manager Leslie Richards announces return to regular schedules with social distancing guidelines starting the week of May 17th.
SEPTA will return to their regular schedules on buses, trolleys and the subway lines starting May 17th.
A SEPTA bus operator has passed away from complications due to COVID-19.
SEPTA announced Wednesday night that TWU Local 234 will not call for a work stoppage on Thursday.
A SEPTA spokesperson says they plan to distribute 20,000 surgical masks as long as their supply allows.
SEPTA says it is “strongly encouraging” riders wear a mask or facial covering after video surfaced showing police physically remove a man — who was not wearing a face mask — from a bus.