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Pursuant to Pennsylvania Title 74 Pa. C.S.A. Transportation Section 1751 - Fiscal Provisions, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ("SEPTA") is required to adopt a capital budget prior to the beginning of the ensuing fiscal year, which begins July 1st.

Due to the State of Emergency declared by both the President of the United States and the Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; the public health concerns created by the COVID-19 outbreak (coronavirus); and to support the health, well-being and safety of our community, the SEPTA Capital Budget Public Hearings will be held as virtual hearings. Members of the general public may attend the Capital Budget Hearings remotely and are encouraged to do so.

The schedule of Virtual Capital Budget Public Hearings is as follows:

May 20, 2020 - 11:30 am & 5:00 pm

SEPTA will be using WebEx to conduct these hearings. To register to attend or speak during the virtual hearing via WebEx click here.

Click here to access supplemental Capital Budget information including: Hearing Examiner's Introduction, Program Presentation, Testimony, and Capital Budget Hearing Video

At this hearing, SEPTA will present the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Budget totaling $640.22 million and the Fiscal Years 2021-2032 Capital Program totaling $7.4 billion. Each session of the hearing will begin with a pre-recorded segment that will include the hearing examiner's opening remarks, a reading of SEPTA's official testimony by a representative of the Authority and the playing of a corresponding Power Point Presentation. This recording will be posted for viewing on SEPTA's, website at beginning on or about May 14, 2020. After the pre-recorded segment, the hearings will be opened for public comment. SEPTA representatives will be available at each hearing to listen to public comments and public testimony. Closed Captioning will be used in the pre-recorded segment and a sign language interpreter will be used during the public comment segment.

Public Participation Opportunities:

  • Individuals wishing to attend or speak during the virtual hearing must pre-register at

  • Persons desiring to provide oral comments or testimony about the Capital Budget may call 215-580-7771 and submit such comments or testimony via voicemail message.

  • Persons desiring to listen only to the Capital Budget may call 1866-796-7535 and use passcode 26811232

  • Persons wishing to file written comments may mail them to the Director, Capital Budgets, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, 1234 Market St., 9th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

  • Individuals may submit comments via email to:

All comments received will become part of the public record and will be forwarded to the Hearing Examiner. To be included in the public record, comments must be received by May 27, 2020 5:00 pm.

On or about April 20, 2020, members of the public may access the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Budget and Fiscal Years 2021-2032 Capital Program at SEPTA's website:

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