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SEPTA Receives Top National Honor for Efforts to Keep System Safe & Secure

SEPTA Transit Police Efforts Earn Gold Award from American Public Transportation Association

PHILADELPHIA (June 11, 2024) –SEPTA and the Transit Police Department have been recognized with the highest honor by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for efforts to improve the safety… Continue reading SEPTA Receives Top National Honor for Efforts to Keep System Safe & Secure

SEPTA Safety Stand Down for Entire Workforce Begins Monday, Aug. 14

Customers Will Experience Some Service Delays Due to Employees Attending Mandatory Class; Starts Monday with Bus & Trolley Operators, Continues for Entire Workforce Over Next Two Months

SEPTA is advising bus and trolley customers to expect delays across the system starting on Monday, Aug. 14, as the Authority begins safety reinforcement training for all employees. This follows… Continue reading SEPTA Safety Stand Down for Entire Workforce Begins Monday, Aug. 14

SEPTA Prepares for Slippery Rail Season: Crews Performing Nightly Cleaning

Riders Asked to Plan for Possible Delays on Regional Rail

SEPTA is preparing for slippery rail season, and the authority is asking Regional Rail customers to plan for possible delays. Slippery rail is a condition that occurs when falling leaves,… Continue reading SEPTA Prepares for Slippery Rail Season: Crews Performing Nightly Cleaning

SEPTA Releases Comprehensive Safety and Security Plan

Plan Outlines SEPTA’s Strategy for Safety, Security & Addressing the Vulnerable Population

SEPTA today released a comprehensive plan, “Leading the Way: SEPTA’s Response to Safety and Security”, detailing its ongoing strategy for addressing safety, security and the challenges of the vulnerable population… Continue reading SEPTA Releases Comprehensive Safety and Security Plan

SEPTA Offers New Way For Customers To Report Cleanliness Issues on System

The QR Vehicle Cleanliness Survey will capture data providing information to maintain cleaner vehicles

SEPTA is also offering a new way for customers to report cleanliness issues throughout the system – by simply scanning a QR Code with their smartphone. The QR Vehicle Cleanliness… Continue reading SEPTA Offers New Way For Customers To Report Cleanliness Issues on System

SEPTA Board Approves New Program to Promote Safety on the System

"Guides" Will Serve as Ambassadors to Assist & Educate Riders on Rules for Riding

SEPTA’s Board today approved a new program that will add “Guides” to serve as ambassadors on the system. Up to 88 guides will be assigned to stations and vehicles along… Continue reading SEPTA Board Approves New Program to Promote Safety on the System

Train Safety is Elementary

Edgewood Elementary School Students Assist SEPTA with Railroad Safety Messages for the Authority's Seventh Annual System-Wide Safety Day

“Use Your Brain. Look Out for a Train!” “Come on- you have a life to live! Stay off the tracks!” The railroad safety messages crafted by students from Folsom, Pa.’s… Continue reading Train Safety is Elementary

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Respect the Train When Traveling By Foot and By Car

SEPTA Reminds Drivers to Be Aware of Train Tracks and Grade Crossings

Rail trespassing is one of the top safety issues for transit organizations across the country. “Respect the Train” is the theme for SEPTA’s seventh annual system-wide Safety Day, to be… Continue reading Respect the Train When Traveling By Foot and By Car

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SEPTA Slippery Rail Season Underway

Personnel Working to Minimize Impact of Seasonal Disruption to Customers

As the leaves that create the fall season’s colorful landscape shed from trees, SEPTA is taking steps to maximize customer safety and minimize inconveniences during “Slippery Rail” season. By mid-autumn… Continue reading SEPTA Slippery Rail Season Underway

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Summer Break is Not the Time for a Transit Safety Break

SEPTA Wants Public to 'Watch Their Step' and Recognize Others' Risky Behaviors to Prevent Falls into the Tracks

Summer is a great time to be in Philadelphia, with many festivals, concerts, dining and sporting events in which to partake. Taking buses, trains and trolleys is the easiest way… Continue reading Summer Break is Not the Time for a Transit Safety Break

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