SEPTA Transit Police on Strike

More than 200 SEPTA Transit Police officers went on strike at 2 pm today.

Philadelphia Police Department will respond to any criminal activity on buses, trains, or trolleys.  We will follow up with additional information as it becomes available.

UPDATE: Here’s SEPTA’s statement on the strike. ¬†Excerpt:

We have an agreement with the Philadelphia Police Department to immediately begin periodic checks of our stations and vehicles 24 hours a day, with an increase presence at our key stations during school dismissal between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm and during rush hour.

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