The SEPTA strike is finally over, and Philadelphia's bike-sharing system Indego got a boost in ridership as many commuters' looked for alternative modes of transportation to their destinations.
A number of SEPTA's services came to a halt after midnight on Monday last week when 4,700 members of the transit agency's largest union, Transport Workers Union Local 234, walked off of the job. The two groups on Monday morning, Nov. 7, reached a tentative five-year agreement that ended the days-long strike.
As a result of the strike, SEPTA's Market-Frankford and Broad Street lines, buses, trolleys and trackless trolleys were taken offline, forcing thousands of commuters to find alternate modes of transportation, including Indego, Philadelphia's bike-sharing service, which got a boost in ridership.
To find out Indego's numbers during the SEPTA strike, click here.
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