What If I told you that SEPTA and Uber, two of the largest transportation services in the city of Philadelphia, were teaming up like when LeBron James went to the Miami Heat? Yes, you’ve heard right. “SEPTA’s ridership has grown over 50 percent in the last 17 years,” said SEPTA Director of Innovation Erik Johanson.... Continue Reading →
Music for SEPTA Commuters: From Fun Play to Street Performer
Louis Dennis is a street musician who can currently be found playing music for the commuters passing by at SEPTA's Suburban Station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dennis has a profound background in classical jazz, and plays numerous instruments, his favorites being the accordion and flute. He got his start on music at just the age of... Continue Reading →
Commuting for Love: Grabbing Flowers on the Run!
Butch Foley is the owner of the Philadelphia Flower Market at SEPTA's Suburban Station in Philadelphia. In the video, Foley explains what his daily work day consists of. Foley also explains the process of picking out flowers for commuters who want to bring a smile to the faces of their loved ones. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7G8FA6zz7E&feature=youtu.be
Connect With Strangers: Cupid’s Answer for Commuters
Thomas Knox, 28, is your average male from Brooklyn, New York. One evening, he called his female friend who was currently making her commute back home by way of public transportation. On the first subway car, Knox’s friend began getting harassed. Like any normal female would do at night on a subway car in New York... Continue Reading →
There’s a Train Coming!
This is a map depicting each station that the SEPTA Media/Elwyn train stops at. Being a commuter myself, I take this train regularly to get to and from school. In this map, you will find the names of the stations, the zone of the station, the different city/townships each stop is in, and the exact... Continue Reading →
SEPTA Post-Storm: Lets Get Back to Business!
SEPTA travelers are finally getting back SEPTA Service, which experienced heavy delays/defunct service due to snow storm Jonas that hit just weeks ago. The Blizzard of 2016 was one of the worst storms the Northeast has seen in quite some time. In fact, it was ranked the fourth-worst snow storm we have seen here on the... Continue Reading →
The Homeless in Philadelphia: Friends or Enemies?
Michelle Severino is an up and coming photographer in our very own streets of Philadelphia. In accordance to her outstanding photography, Michelle is starting a new venture in life and education: becoming a beat reporter on the homeless in Philadelphia. Michelle seems eager to jump in, but wants to test the waters first. Q. Describe... Continue Reading →