They hiked fares. They spent taxpayer dollars on gifts and first-class travel.
Now, SEPTA is spending millions of dollars on renovations, including restrooms.
The restrooms are part of a multi-million dollar capital improvement plan SEPTA started last year.
They are being built inside “turnarounds” or ”loops” along trackless trolley lines in Northeast Philly. But, the facilities are not for the public – they are for the drivers.
A SEPTA spokesperson says that the renovations are absolutely necessary as some of the facilities are nearly 50 years old.
So, what is the deal?
Fox 29’s Jeff Cole has this week’s edition of It’s Your Dime.