Public hearing on “Safety and Sustainability of Public Transportation in Pennsylvania”

Senate Transportation Committee

Monday, May 9th | 1:30 p.m.

SEPTA Headquarters, 1234 Market Street, Philadelphia

Agenda

Public hearing on “Safety and Sustainability of Public Transportation in Pennsylvania”

Schedule

1:30 p.m.  Welcoming Remarks

  • Housekeeping
  • Committee Member Introductions
  • Swearing-in of Testifiers

  1:35 p.m.  Panel 1

  •  Leslie Richards, CEO & General Manager, SEPTA – Testimony
  •  Thomas Nestel, Police Chief, SEPTA Transit Police
  •  Jennie Louwerse, Deputy Secretary for Multimodal Transportation, PennDOT – Testimony

2:15 p.m.  Panel 2

  • Paul Levy, President & CEO, Center City District – Testimony
  • Yasha Zarrinkelk, Advocacy Director & Coalition Manager, Transit Forward Philadelphia – Testimony

 2:30 p.m.  Panel 3

  •  Brian Pollitt, President, Transport Workers Union Local 234 (Zoom) – Testimony
  •  Omari Bervine, President & CEO, and Troy Parham, Vice President, Fraternal Order of Transit Police (Zoom) –Testimony

 3:00 p.m.  Closing Remarks