SEPTA receives funding to switch to all zero-emission vehicles

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PHILADELPHIA (TBEN) – SEPTA is getting closer and closer to a fleet that consists entirely of zero-emission vehicles. Funding was announced Tuesday morning for the transport authority to improve the loading capacity of buses at its facilities.

The $23 million project comes from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

It will also help to upgrade SEPTA’s buses, making them a more reliable form of transport.

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“Make sure this city can run, make sure people can get work, make sure students can go to school, make sure businesses can function,” said Senator Bob Casey.

The funding will also help create jobs within SEPTA.