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More Clogged Roads, Crowded Trains as SEPTA Strike Enters Day 4

Philadelphia bus, trolley and subway lines remain stopped

Commutes continue to be difficult in Philadelphia on Day 4 of the SEPTA strike. Negotiations continued Friday between SEPTA and the Transport Workers Union. (Published Friday, Nov. 4, 2016)

SEPTA released a Survival Guide for customers during the strike. CLICK HERE to read it.


Commuters are hitting clogged roads, jumping on bikes and organizing carpools as the Philadelphia's transit strike enters Day 4.

Transit workers hit the picket lines again Friday morning as no contract agreement was reached overnight. Commuters Continue to Adjust on Day 4 of SEPTA StrikeCommuters Continue to Adjust on Day 4 of SEPTA Strike

Friday morning, SEPTA and its union will head back to the bargaining table trying to find a solution. NBC10’s Matt Delucia is at the Fern Rock Transportation Center this morning catching up with commuters who have to find different ways to get to work.
(Published Friday, Nov. 4, 2016)

On Thursday, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority asked for assurances from the city's striking transit union that it will suspend its walkout on Election Day if no contract agreement is reached by then. SEPTA on StrikeSEPTA on Strike

The agency says it will go to court to try to force transit employees to work on Nov. 8.

The head of the Transport Workers Union local says SEPTA should focus instead on reaching a settlement. Commuter Chaos Continues Through Third DayCommuter Chaos Continues Through Third Day

Contract talks continued late Thursday on day 3 of the SEPTA strike. NBC10's Brandon Hudson compares this latest strike to some from the past.
(Published Friday, Nov. 4, 2016)

The union's 4,700 workers walked off the job after midnight Monday, shutting down transit service that provides about 900,000 rides a day.


SEPTA SERVICES THAT ARE STILL RUNNING DURING STRIKE

  • Regional Rail
  • Norristown High Speed Line
  • Suburban Bus, Trolley Routes 101 & 102
  • LUCY (Loop through University City), Route 310 (Horsham Breeze), Routes 204, 205 and Cornwells Heights Parking Shuttle
  • CCT Connect: Regular Service will operate for registered ADA and Shared Ride customers. There may be some delays due to increased demand and local street traffic.

SEPTA SERVICES THAT ARE NOT RUNNING DURING STRIKE

  • City Bus Routes (Including Route 78, Cornwells Heights to Center City Express)
  • Market Frankford Line
  • Broad Street & Broad Ridge Spur Lines
  • Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 15, 34, and 36

CLICK HERE to read SEPTA's complete survival guide

NON-SEPTA SERVICES FOR STUDENTS AND VISITORS

Temple University student Victor Lourng created a map of bus routes that will run and provide services for students, hotel guests and some workers during the strike.

UPENN'S SEPTA STRIKE CONTINGENCY PLAN

The University of Pennsylvania partnered with Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to provide complimentary transit services to all employees of these institutions and organizations at Penn. CLICK HERE for more information.

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY'S SEPTA STRIKE CONTINGENCY PLAN

Temple University released contingency plans to help members of the university community during the strike. CLICK HERE to learn more.

UBER EXPANDS UBERPOOL COVERAGE

Uber announced they would expand its uberPOOL coverage throughout the greater Philadelphia area during the strike. CLICK HERE to learn more. 

LYFT SERVICES

Lyft announced prices will remain low for passengers during the strike. CLICK HERE to learn more.

ZIPCAR DISCOUNTS

Zipcar announced they would discount its cars in Philadelphia with $5 hourly reservations available on more than 100 zipcars near SEPTA stops for those who are without transportation. CLICK HERE to learn more.

BIKESHARE

Indego increased the amount of bikes available at some key pickup and drop-off stations to deal with more bikers. CLICK HERE to learn more.

PPA DISCOUNTS, RELAXED ENFORCEMENT

The Philadelphia Parking Authority discounted parking prices at some garages and relaxed residential and meter parking rules to deal with more drivers in Philadelphia. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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