SEPTA FY2022 Operating Budget Hearings

Join us as we advocate for better allocation of Operating funds at SEPTA's FY2022 Operating Budget Hearings.  Due to the Covid-19, these hearings will be held online.

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

Monday, May 24, 2021 at 11 AM & 6 PM

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 10 AM & 4 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.

Each hearing session will begin with a pre-recorded segment that will include the Hearing Examiner's opening remarks, a reading of SEPTA's official testimony by representatives 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 17, 2021. After the pre-recorded segment, the hearings will be opened for public comment. The Hearing Examiner and representatives of the Authority will be available at each hearing to listen to public comments. 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 Options:
• Individuals wishing to speak during the hearings must pre-register for a time slot at Pre-registered individuals will be announced at their scheduled times to speak.

• Persons desiring to provide oral comments about the operating budget may call 215-580-7772 and submit comments via voicemail message.

• Written comments can also be sent via email to [email protected].

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

All comments received will become part of the public record and be forwarded to the Hearing Examiner. To be included in the public record, comments must be received by May 31, 2021.

The proposed Operating Budget and Financial Plan proposal is available for the public to view at SEPTA's website

Alex Davis

Will you come?