Opinion: “SEPTA Metro” is a Step in the Right Direction

SEPTA Metro is SEPTA’s new wayfinding program, which aims to rebrand the SEPTA Rail Transit system. The plan is truly a step in the right direction, but it’s fundamentally flawed…

SEPTA Unveils New “SEPTA Metro” Wayfinding System

Today, September 7th, 2021, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) unveiled a new wayfinding system, named SEPTA Metro, which aims to completely overhaul how riders identify lines and services. SEPTA Metro…

SEPTA Route 135 replaces Krapf’s Route A

SEPTA Route 135 is the result of a deal signed on June 24th, 2021, between SEPTA and Krapf’s for $68,000. The deal means that SEPTA will take over Krapf’s route…

SEPTA’s 7th Annual Trolley Tunnel Blitz

SEPTA will be closing the Subway-Surface trolley tunnel for 16 days starting July 9th at 10 pm to perform extensive maintenance. In the meantime, as per usual, trolley cars will…

SEPTA Capacity Limits Lifted

After a year of operating buses and trains with limited capacity, the limits are finally lifted. Passengers and riders can now board buses as normal without worrying about the capacity…

Massive Service Cuts in Store for SEPTA Regional Rail

According to SEPTA, there will be massive service cuts to the regional rail network with the upcoming regional rail schedule changes for January 24th. For the most part, the cuts…

Why some SEPTA Routes Letters

On February 12, 2012, SEPTA eliminated route C in favor of routes 4 and 16. While many people protested this change, saying that the C bus has always been the…

SEPTA Route 205 Discontinued

Yesterday, August 30th, was the last day of operation for SEPTA route 205, which operates from Paoli Station to Chesterbrook. Route 205 has undergone several changes since creation, originally as…

SEPTA New Flyer Xcelsior/Proterra Catalyst Delivery Status

This post is to keep track of all the New Flyer Xcelsiors and Proterra Catalyst buses arriving on SEPTA’s property. Last Updated on July 28th, 2021 New Flyer Xcelsior XDE40…

SEPTA New Flyer D40LF/DE40LF Retirement listing

With the New Flyer Xcelsior buses coming in quickly, SEPTA is actively retiring the New Flyer D40LF buses in the feet, as well as the New Flyer DE40LF “first generation”…

SEPTA Direct Launches Sunday!

Today was the ribbon-cutting ceremony and press conference for the SEPTA “Boulevard Direct” Service. The actual line debuts on October 22nd, 2017. The main goal of this new service is…

SEPTA Awards Contract to NovaBus

SEPTA, aka Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, awarded a 3-year contract to NovaBus for 90 forty-foot buses and 155 sixty-foot buses. Of the 155 sixty-foot buses, 70 are to be sixty-foot…