Now more timely than ever: Is SEPTA F*cked? - Technical.ly Philly

Dev

Jul. 6, 2016 11:03 am

Now more timely than ever: Is SEPTA F*cked?

It's not new, but this defiantly simple single-purpose website is worth checking out.

SEPTA had to remove this type of train car for repairs.

(Photo by Flickr user Rashaad Jorden, used under a Creative Commons license)

Maybe you’ve heard: SEPTA had to remove a third of its Regional Rail fleet due to a potentially dangerous manufacturing error.

This means fewer trains, crowded trains and longer waits for the 65,000 people who ride Regional Rail every day.

Now, if you’re among those 65,000 riders, here’s a defiantly simple single-purpose website you might want to check out: Is SEPTA Fucked?

We first told you about the site, created by Ardmore developer Douglas Muth, way back in 2012. At the time, SEPTA was not fucked; currently, SEPTA is decidedly fucked.

As of press time, nine out of 27 trains are late. “You may want to look into alternate forms of transportation,” the site helpfully advises. SEPTA buses, the site declares, are currently not fucked.

(For a more detailed look at how Regional Rail trains are faring, Muth is also behind the sleekly informative Septa Stats.)

If you can, work from home. Or how about biking? The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia even made a handy map:

People: Douglas Muth
-30-
JOIN THE COMMUNITY, BECOME A MEMBER
Already a member? Sign in here
Connect with companies from the Technical.ly community
New call-to-action

Advertisement

Philly could finally be getting a dockless bike sharing program

Check out this data viz on SEPTA’s elevator accessibility

Have a look at SEPTA Key’s revamped website in beta mode

SPONSORED

Philly

Meet these 10 hiring companies at Super Meetup

Philadelphia, Pa

Inspire

Event Sales Ambassador

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Linode

DevOps Engineer

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Linode

Chief Information Security Officer

Apply Now

What’s the latest on the KOP rail project?

Forget electric scooters, golf carts are the new thing. Will we see them in Philly?

TE Connectivity, with its US HQ in Berwyn, makes Fortune’s ‘Change the World’ list

SPONSORED

Philly

Verizon is looking for the brightest ideas on how to use its 5G technology

Philadelphia

Perpay

UX Designer

Apply Now
Chesterbrook, PA

Deacom

Inside Sales Representative

Apply Now
Horsham, PA

Penn Mutual

Product Owner/Business Transformation Specialist

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Philadelphia

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!