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Advisory: Possible Strike of SEPTA’s Union Workers

Possible Strike of SEPTA’s Union Workers on or after Monday, October 31, 2016.

A possible strike by SEPTA’s workers has been announced.  SEPTA’s City Transit Division Union has voted to authorize a strike in the event an agreement is not reached by SEPTA and union employees. A work stoppage can occur at any time upon the expiration of the agreement on Monday, October 31, 2016.

If the City Transit Division of SEPTA (bus, trolley, Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Subway services) goes on strike, the University’s contingency plan for campus transportation and parking services will be implemented.

In the event a strike is called, the contingency plan posted on the Penn Transit website ( will go into effect for Penn students, staff and faculty.  

Visit the Penn Transit website for up-to-date information and contingency plans for Penn community members. 

In the event of a transit strike, please visit as well as your local news for the latest developments.