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Public wants more transit funding, officials say

“The people of the nation are way ahead of some of their elected leaders,” Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff said, citing a new survey for the American Public Transportation Association that showed 74 percent of respondents supported using tax dollars to “create, expand and improve public transportation.” That was up from 69 percent last year.

SEPTA’s critical deferred project update

In January, SEPTA identified five critical deferred projects that, if it does not come up with the funds to fix, will be the first pieces of the network to close. With the recent Econsult report calling attention to SEPTA’s financial situation and the ongoing discussion of transportation funding legislation in Harrisburg, we decided to revisit that list of critical deferred projects.