The Norristown Hearings via Twitter

Hearing no. 3/10: Norristown.@septa #Montco #hearing — Sic Transit Philly (@SicTransitPhila) April 16, 2013 First speaker asks about pass limits on Independence Passes. Good Q; I’d missed that Indy Passes will be only truly unlimited pass. #montco — Sic Transit Philly (@SicTransitPhila) April 16, 2013 It’s true. (Note to SEPTA management: don’t get any stupid […]

The Media Hearings via Twitter

In Media for @septa #hearing 1/10: Delco Courthouse wifi is terrible!Loads worse than Amtrak.Take note SEPTA, do not emulate… — Sic Transit Philly (@SicTransitPhila) April 15, 2013 In the back of the room: renderings of faregates in Market East and 30th St. 3-arm turnstiles(!), 30th St barriers look like a disaster. — Sic Transit Philly […]

Hearing season leads off with doubleheaders in Media, Norristown

SEPTA’s long hearing season is starting off today and tomorrow with budget and NPT implementation hearings being held in Delaware and Montgomery Counties, today (Monday) and tomorrow (Tuesday), respectively.  Today’s hearings will be held at the Delaware County Courthouse in Media at 2:00p and 6:00p. SEPTA is breaking with tradition in holding two hearings apiece […]

Midday service changes on Doylestown, Norristown Lines

Almost missed this entirely, but there were Regional Rail schedule adjustments that went into effect Sunday.  They come in two primary groups, both affecting only weekday middays.   The first, to accommodate wire work, is the bustitution of the Doylestown Line east of Colmar.  Buses will leave Doylestown inbound 12 minutes before the train schedules, and will […]

A trip to Upper Darby, a Fare Hike tragedy in three parts

Friday night I went to visit some friends in Upper Darby who I hadn’t seen in quite a while. It was a pleasant evening, with games and the entertainment of small children, but I was struck by how heavily the effect of SEPTA’s proposed fare changes would have fallen on this trip, so I present […]