Philadelphia transit strike ends one today ahead of election

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The transit strike in Philadelphia has ended, nearly a week after some 4,700 union employees walked off the job.

The union and the transit agency reached a tentative contract agreement overnight that SEPTA says includes wage increases and pension improvements.

City officials were concerned that without public transportation running in the city, voters wouldn’t be able to get to the polls tomorrow.

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