SEPTA boss Louis Gambaccini was told by the Carter Administration that the money allocated to address the problem of oil-dependency should not be used for public transit. The reasoning was that public transit was a small percentage of overall transport costs!
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
hmmm let's take a look at philadelphia's billion $ budget for FY19 and you tell me whether or not public transportation can be free, the homeless can be homed, the opoid crisis can be solved. if only two violent state apparatuses could spare some change... pic.twitter.com/ZhHMdV2tFB— lia ❤️ TWICE (@kickassical94) March 28, 2019
Monday, September 11, 2017
“It would definitely impact all divisions, all routes across the five counties that we serve,” he said."
Friday, June 30, 2017
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says the fare increase goes across all modes of transportation and starts on Saturday."
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Sunday, March 5, 2017
To date, about 900 people have filled out an online survey, giving opinions on existing road and trail conditions and making recommendations. And more than 100 people attended an open house Thursday, March 2, to pore over maps, learn about the plan and find out what happens next."
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Friday, August 19, 2016
Republican Herald: "For an hour Wednesday night, a collection of parents from the Pottsville Area School District complained about the school board’s decision in July to cut back on transportation services in the 2016-17 school year."The American school bus has been an expensive subsidy for sprawl. Now the money is running out.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
“Using public transportation is the quickest way to beat high gas prices and saves the United States 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually. That’s why we are offering free rides to encourage more people to join our regular riders and dump the pump on June 16,” Bekisz said in a news release."
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Hazleton Public Transit, the Luzerne County Transportation Authority and Schuylkill Transportation System (STS) are among the agencies participating.
All passengers will have the opportunity to ride any fixed-route bus for free.
The annual event is meant to encourage people to ride public transportation instead of using a car. The American Public Transportation Association has sponsored it since June 2006, when gasoline prices were $3 per gallon.
According to the association’s April Transit Savings Report, individuals in a two-person household can save an average of more than $9,312 annually by downsizing to one car."
Friday, November 20, 2015
Pennsylvanians are fortunate because we have a network of transportation resources available to help people get where they need to go, such as work or doctor appointments. Now it’s even easier for residents living in Franklin County to find these transportation resources by using an online resource, FindMyRidePA.com."