All public transportation in the City of Philadelphia has come to standstill after 4,700 SEPTA workers walked off the job Monday night at midnight when their contracts expired. That means no El. No BSL. No city buses or trolleys. There are alternatives, but the city is treating the strike as a citywide disaster, deploying emergency resources and bracing for the mess that’ll come as thousands of residents who depend on SEPTA will be left to find another way.
They were already going to go up next year, anyway.
Limited service today on the MFL, the BSL, trolleys and buses — back to normal for Election Day.
The city also filed a motion in state court seeking an injunction to temporarily halt the SEPTA strike for Election Day.
In between labor and management, a “teller of inconvenient truths.”
Why driver fatigue and bathroom breaks are at the forefront of negotiations.
Barring a deal at the negotiating table, this thing’s still going.
Work stoppage “constitutes a clear and present danger” to Philly, the transit agency says.
It’s a “non-partisan” effort to GOTV.
Yes, this is coming out of the city’s budget. Employees are chipping in.
The beer-fueled rumor surfaced at a Graduate Hospital TWU watering hole.
The saga of the once and future president of the TWU 234, a self-confessed fighter.
An injunction is keeping picketers off Regional Rail tracks, but trains are still delayed. Numbers indicate many people are using Uber and Indego instead.