Leslie Richards

SEPTA bus
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Charlotte Reese
May 17, 2020 - 11:02 am
As SEPTA resumes a regular service schedule for city transit, the agency wants to make sure everyone is clear with the new rules. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
April 24, 2020 - 12:49 pm
The coronavirus pandemic is sending SEPTA's balance sheet off the rails. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials say a February surplus has turned into a $7 million deficit by March. Read more here.
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SEPTA Rail
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Mark Abrams
March 31, 2020 - 8:14 am
SEPTA says it now has its first confirmed cases of the coronavirus in at least two employees who may have gotten it through contact with customers. Read more here.
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SEPTA Rail
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Kim Glovas
March 11, 2020 - 1:13 pm
SEPTA is proposing several changes to the fare structure for next year. SEPTA General Manager Leslie Richards says the changes are designed to save commuters time and money and make the system more fair for low-income riders. Read more here.
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SEPTA changes station to Penn Medicine
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Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2020 - 1:06 pm
Under a new five-year, $3.3 million sponsorship deal, SEPTA is changing University City Station to Penn Medicine Station. Read more here.
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A SEPTA kiosk.
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Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2020 - 12:07 pm
As SEPTA’s new general manager settles into the job, she’s quickly turning her focus toward the transit agency’s equity, and examining whether or not SEPTA should eliminate its cash transfers. Read more here.
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SEPTA's Leslie Richards.
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Mike DeNardo
January 23, 2020 - 3:40 pm
SEPTA's new general manager is planning to get a first-hand look at how user-friendly its fare card is.
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SEPTA trolley car
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John McDevitt
January 22, 2020 - 5:11 pm
Buses will soon replace historic trolleys on SEPTA's Route 15 line, which spans from Port Richmond to West Philadelphia. The trolleys will go offline for 18 months for maintenance and evaluation. Read more here.
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Leslie Richards.
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Mike DeNardo
November 21, 2019 - 5:26 pm
The SEPTA board has picked PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards as its next general manager. Read more here.
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SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel
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Mike DeNardo
August 22, 2019 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA's general manager is retiring at the end of the year. Jeff Knueppel met with his top staff last week and told them that he planned to retire as general manager, said SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch. "He's on vacation this week, so he wanted to meet with them before...
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