Inquirer: SEPTA outlines projects set for federal funds

Inquirer: SEPTA outlines projects set for federal funds

Staff writer Paul Nussbaum reports that SEPTA will receive $190 million from the federal stimulus package, which will help launch 28 projects on the transit authority’s wishlist as early as this spring.  They include:

  • Renovating Broad Street Subway stops at Spring Garden and Girard ($36.7 million);
  • Purchasing forty electric-diesel hybrid buses to add to its fleet ($18.7 million);
  • Upgrading hardware and software for the Subway-Surface Line ($5.2 million);
  • Fiber optic cables for the Broad Street Subway and Market-Frankford El ($1 million);
  • Extensive renovations for almost 20 Regional Rail stations.

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