News, rumors, and other information on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Monday, November 18, 2002
BETTER LATE THAN NEVER Just in time for the morning commute, PennDOT officially opened the ramps from southbound Ridge Av to southbound City Av/US 1, meaning the lengthy detour via the northbound Ridge Av ramps to City Av is now officially over.
LRV ACCIDENT FOLLOW-UP The trolley involved in the derailment at 51 St and Chester Av on the 13 line was 9014. The accident occured towards the tail end of the AM peak on October 28 (this item was posted in the guestbook). Some pictures and the gory details can be found at Bill Monaghan's web site.
NEW BUS UPDATE The deadline for RFPs for SEPTA's next batch of 300 low floor buses was extended to December 11. Take that for what it's worth...