SEPTA to get $252 million in additional federal COVID-19 relief

(Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, January 12, 2021)

PHILADELPHIA SEPTA will see about $252 million in additional federal relief to stem losses from the COVID-19 pandemic, spokesperson Andrew Busch said Tuesday. The funds will help pay for operating expenses, such as labor and maintenance, as the virus continues to keep fare-paying riders off public transportation. The $252 million comes in addition to $644 million SEPTA received from the CARES Act in the spring.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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