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SEPTA warns of 'devastating' cuts

(Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, September 27, 2013)

PHILADELPHIA — With a showdown looming in Harrisburg, SEPTA officials made a final pitch Thursday for millions more in state aid to avoid a "devastating" cutback in service.

A House vote is expected as early as next week on statewide transportation funding, and SEPTA says it is prepared to enact a doomsday plan to eliminate nine of its 13 rail lines, close a subway line, and convert all trolley routes to bus lines.

Full story: Philadelphia Inquirer

Friday, September 27, 2013

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