SEPTA

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

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Safety Tips

Waiting To Ride

Do not run for buses, trains, trolleys or attempt to board a moving vehicle. Passengers could be seriously injured or even killed if they fall into or under vehicles

Do not stand or lean into the path of an incoming vehicle. Always stand at least a few feet away from the bus lanes or the train, trolley, or subway tracks

Do not put your hand, pocketbook, umbrella, or any other object in the closing door of a train, bus or trolley.
Look before boarding or exiting a bus or trolley. On certain routes, where the streets are wide enough, cars may try to pass a stopped trolley or bus

Regarding routes with center island platforms: always enter and exit the island from the proper locations. Be sure to access the islands only when the pedestrian light is green and hold children's hands when crossing the street

Operators and Engineers will occasionally pass-up riders if a vehicle is full. SEPTA cannot allow additional passengers to board a vehicle if doing so will cause unsafe riding conditions

While On-Board

When traveling with children, please remain extra vigilant during your ride. When exiting the vehicle, always hold the child's hand and escort them on and off the vehicle

Keep personal belongings with you at all times while traveling on our buses, subways, trolleys, and trains. Before boarding or exiting one of our vehicles, please take a moment to make certain you have all your possessions, including any briefcases, purses, backpacks, packages or suitcases

Be aware of your surroundings. Most riders use the same travel pattern each day and become very familiar with stations, vehicles, employees and fellow riders. Be alert for suspicious people or objects. Most, of course are harmless, but if you are genuinely concerned calmly inform a police officer or uniformed SEPTA employee. Never confront a suspicious person or touch a suspicious object

In The Event Of An Emergency

Remain calm. Don't panic. Follow the instructions of SEPTA or rescue personnel

Never exit a Regional Rail or subway train until instructed or assisted by SEPTA or rescue personnel. High voltage electrical systems on these trains are extremely dangerous

Review emergency exit information posted in SEPTA stations and vehicles. Pay attention to the locations of exits from stations, buses, trains and trolleys. Review the location of safety equipment on vehicles

Drivers and Pedestrians

Whether you are driving or walking, always be alert for vehicles crossing the street. Also, trolley tracks often run down the middle of the street, so look out for other vehicles when crossing them

Do not attempt to cross train or trolley tracks after receiving a signal indication that the vehicle is approaching

Be alert to all posted signage and safey warnings

Yield to pedestrians and vehicles