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SEPTA’s Ridership Won’t Rebound for a Long Time. Fear of Contracting COVID-19 Is Partially to Blame.

January 11, 2021

Jerry Fagliano, PhD, an associate clinical professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story that also ran in Philadelphia Daily News, the challenges SEPTA is facing during the pandemic and a new partnership with Drexel to study COVID-19 on mass transit, including the effects of mask-wearing, ventilation and cleaning. The Drexel and SEPTA partnership was also mentioned in a related Jan. 11 editorial in the Philadelphia Daily News.

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