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SEPTA awards contracts for City Hall improvements

The SEPTA Board on Thursday approved a series of three contracts worth $7.5 million to carry out its so-called “early action” plan for the City Hall subway station.The construction of…

SEPTA proposes flat capital budget for 2013

The authority’s bus purchase program, costing $59 million, is the most expensive item in the budget, with $53 million allocated to vehicle overhauls and another $53 million going toward debt service.…

    • A schematic of SEPTA's project underneath Dilworth Plaza, including new elevators provided for in the agreement.

SEPTA riders getting City Hall elevators down to the El

SEPTA riders will be getting elevators at the 15th Street Market-Frankford El station thanks to a consent decree that ends a contentious lawsuit filed against SEPTA eight years ago.The two…

Dilworth Plaza wins zoning approval

The Center City District's Dilworth Plaza project sailed through an administrative hurdle Wednesday, winning a variance required to start construction.At issue was plans to build a water feature on the…

    • Sen. Bob Casey (from left), union president John Johnson, Casey and Rogoff tour City Hall.

Federal transit head tours SEPTA to push for infrastructure money

SEPTA has long been drawing attention to its dire funding situation.On Monday, it got a federal assist.Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff, along with U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Phila.) and…

    • SEPTA dealt another blow in elevator lawsuit

SEPTA dealt another blow in elevator lawsuit

A disability-rights group won a major victory in a nearly eight-year legal battle against SEPTA today.A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a…

SEPTA approves borrowing to buy new railcars

The SEPTA Board approved the authority’s first borrowing plan in 12 years Thursday afternoon, agreeing to spend up to $250 million to purchase 120 new Silverliner V regional rail cars and…

    • Gazing through transportation's crystal ball to 2011

Gazing through transportation's crystal ball to 2011

2010 has been a big year for regional transportation, with stimulus money driving major upgrades to aging infrastructure and the first of a new fleet of railcars coming online to replace…

SEPTA slowly moving forward with City Hall station rebuild

Spurred on by the Center City District's plans to remake Dilworth Plaza, SEPTA is slowly moving forward with its own project to reconstruct City Hall station ― despite the fact…

SEPTA loses out on stimulus money for smart card

SEPTA finished out of the money in its latest effort to get federal stimulus funds to help cover the cost of implementing a new smart card system.The authority had applied…

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