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SEPTA is following through on employee suggestions that could save $117 million a year

(Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, October 9, 2021)

PHILADELPHIA — SEPTA’s sweating it out. That salted-away federal pandemic aid won’t last forever. So the transit agency is adopting operational cost-cutting ideas generated by hundreds of employees, from better timing trash collection at stations to reduce the cost of waste haulers to activating software in 1,400 hybrid-electric buses to save diesel.

Full story: Philadelphia Inquirer

Monday, October 11, 2021

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