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SEPTA’s getting there with real-time system updates

    • SEPTA’s getting there with real-time system updates
      SEPTA’s getting there with real-time system updates

I like to think that I’ve got pretty good SEPTA juju. But like every other Philly transit rider, sometimes you just get SEPTA’d. And on those days it’s nice to get some real-time information courtesy of a growing field of mobile apps fed by SEPTA’s open data.

I look to NEXT Septa or Google Transit to get the schedule. I’ll check SEPTA.mobi or Skookul to try to figure out where on earth my bus is. Lately my route has had some detours because of construction so this week I’ve been testing out SEPTA’s own System Status page which, as Technically Philly reported, went live on Friday.

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About the author

Ashley Hahn, Contributor

Ashley Hahn is an independent writer with a background in historic preservation and city planning. She started Eyes on the Street for PlanPhilly in 2011 and was PlanPhilly's managing editor from 2015-2017. Ashley has lived in 12 zip codes that she can think of, including neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and New York. She is a Philadelphian by choice.

Contact Ashley via email or find her on twitter: @ashleyjhahn.



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