SEPTA FY2021 Capital Budget Hearings

Join us as we advocate for better allocation of Capital funds at SEPTA's FY2021 Capital Budget Hearings.  Due to the Covid-19, these hearings will be held online.

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

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

5th Square is seeking volunteers who can make public comment at these hearings! Let us know if you can help by submitting your RSVP, and we will reach out with talking points.

SEPTA will be using WebEx to conduct these hearings. Further information on how individuals can register to attend via WebEx will be posted on the Authority's website:

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 hearings 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 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.

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:

Daniel Trubman

Will you come?