Providers report that many clients’ mental health conditions and addictions have worsened during the pandemic due to isolation, fear of the illness developing in themselves and their loved ones, disruption to their treatment, and economic impacts.
Transit advocates want SEPTA to resume service and run more frequent trains on Regional Rail's Chestnut Hill West and Cynwyd lines and cut fares for intra-city regional rail travel. The idea has been around for a while but its time may have come.
People ask, "Where's Black Lives Matter?" That's an easy dig to make but one that completely ignores the fact that the BLM movement, which was founded in 2013 in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin, is a national one that largely focuses on issues of racial injustice.