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Old 03-12-2009, 03:44 PM
 
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So SEPTA still might go on strike this Sunday is contract negotiations fail.
Are those of us that rely on the subway/buses screwed during this time? I live in South Philly and go to school in University City. I take the Orange and Blue lines everyday. I live ~broad and tasker and live way out of walking distance. I don't own a bike/car (I also have to go to work in center city afterwords and have to wear a suit so biking is out anyway). How am I supposed to get around? I am a student so spending $$ on a Philly carshare car everyday would really hurt me.
Most of my friends from school that live down here are also carless. Any suggestions?
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Old 03-12-2009, 05:04 PM
 
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They are not going to strike. This was in today's paper:

Though sides 'far apart,' no SEPTA strike coming | Philadelphia Daily News | 03/12/2009 (http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_update/41136342.html - broken link)
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:25 AM
 
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Why not get a moped? Much cheaper than a car. Can use it 6-7 months of the year. They are street legal.
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Old 03-21-2009, 12:16 AM
 
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At least if they went on strike it would lower the city's death rate.
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