Troubled Transit

Number 15221
Subject Transportation
Source WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)
State PA
Year 1998
Publication Date November 22, 23, 1998
Summary After transit union strike crippled Philadelphia's bus and subway service for forty days, WTXF-TV investigated the region's transportation agency - Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. SEPTA is one of the largest and most expensive transit systems in the county. This investigation exposed a widespread culture of laziness and dishonest work habits that was allowing hundreds of buses with potentially dangerous problems out onto the street each day.
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Pages 11
Keywords VIDEOCLIP TAPE TRANSCRIPT; transit union; strike; Philadelphia; Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority; SEPTA
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