SEPTA Strike

SEPTA 15th Street Station closed - locked gate
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Could the 2016 SEPTA Strike Be the Last One Ever?

Now that Transport Workers Union Local 234 has ratified a new, five-year contract that was pretty much what SEPTA had offered it on the eve […]

'Station Closed' sign at SEPTA El stop, man smoking in background
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Health Department: Air Quality Worsened During SEPTA Strike

If it was a little harder to breathe the first week of November, you weren’t just hyperventilating at the possibility of President Trump. According to […]

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The PPA Lost Almost $700K During the SEPTA Strike

The Philadelphia Parking Authority lost almost $700K during the six-day SEPTA strike earlier this month, largely through efforts to alleviate commuter stress by offering grace periods at […]

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Here’s How to Get Refunds for SEPTA TransPasses

The SEPTA strike is official over. Service is slowly returning to normal today, but riders have another question: What do I do with my TransPass? […]

SEPTA Inconvenience Passes
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Activists Hand Out “SEPTA Inconvenience Passes” for Riders

Activists today handed out “Inconvenience Passes” in front of SEPTA headquarters and at Dilworth Plaza, calling on the transit authority to reimburse riders for the […]

CLOSED STATION sign during SEPTA strike
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SEPTA Asks Court to End Strike

SEPTA is trying to resolve the transit union strike by turning to the courts, but struck out in its first attempt at convincing a judge to […]

SEPTA commuters in long lines at Suburban
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SEPTA Strike, Day 4: What Now?

The good news is that the week is almost over. Most likely all that’s left in your week of hellish commutes is one more trip […]

Transit Workers Union Local 234 Headquarters
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SEPTA, Union Pointing Fingers at One Another Over Contract Impasse

We’ve apparently entered the point of the SEPTA strike where the sides fight with each other in press releases to the media. Dutifully, we bring […]

'Station Closed' sign at SEPTA El stop, man smoking in background
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SEPTA Strike, Day 3: Negotiations and Commuting Chaos Continue

Three days have passed since close to 5,000 unionized SEPTA workers walked off the job, halting all of the city’s public transportation save for Regional […]

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SEPTA Strike, Day 2: Here’s What’s Happening

Welcome to day two of the SEPTA strike. Against all odds, the city still appears to be functioning despite the fact that close to 5,000 […]

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SEPTA: “Significant Number” of Trains Canceled Tonight

Update, 6pm: SEPTA received an injunction from the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas early this evening to prevent picketers from blocking access to Regional Rail […]

SEPTA station closed, 13th street
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Fact-Checking the SEPTA Strike: Three Claims Debunked

After the clock struck midnight this morning and close to 5,000 of SEPTA’s unionized workers went on strike in Philadelphia, the city was (characteristically) quick to react.

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SEPTA Strike: How to Navigate the Mess

Have a good commute today Philly #septastrike pic.twitter.com/3Rqys9zjrw — Ferg (@christoferguson) November 1, 2016 ICYMI, which is likely impossible, close to 5,000 SEPTA union workers […]

Station Closed sign at Spruce Street entrance
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SEPTA Workers in the City Are on Strike

As threatened, SEPTA workers in the city walked off the job at midnight. City buses, the Broad Street Subway, the Market-Frankford El, West Philly and […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know as the SEPTA Strike Looms

Contract negotiations between SEPTA and representatives of Transportation Workers Union Local 234 over the weekend were reportedly tense. If an agreement is not reached by […]