SEPTA Key

SEPTA Rail
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Kim Glovas
March 11, 2020 - 1:13 pm
SEPTA is proposing several changes to the fare structure for next year. SEPTA General Manager Leslie Richards says the changes are designed to save commuters time and money and make the system more fair for low-income riders. Read more here.
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SEPTA changes station to Penn Medicine
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Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2020 - 1:06 pm
Under a new five-year, $3.3 million sponsorship deal, SEPTA is changing University City Station to Penn Medicine Station. Read more here.
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A SEPTA kiosk.
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Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2020 - 12:07 pm
As SEPTA’s new general manager settles into the job, she’s quickly turning her focus toward the transit agency’s equity, and examining whether or not SEPTA should eliminate its cash transfers. Read more here.
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A SEPTA kiosk.
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Mark Abrams
December 23, 2019 - 8:46 am
SEPTA is planning to roll out Apple Pay and Google Pay options on the transit system sometime in the first half of next year, so riders will be able to use smartphones to pay fares. Read more here.
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Suburban Station
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Mike DeNardo
October 28, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Leftover funds on expired SEPTA Key cards from July have amassed more than $200,000, but the transit agency says the money does not belong to it. Read more here.
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SEPTA app
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Mike DeNardo
August 21, 2019 - 2:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA riders can now use their smartphones to check the balance and add money to their fare cards — yes, really. It's a feature that commuters have been clamoring for since SEPTA Key's introduction three years ago. Commuter have frequently complained that there was no...
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Suburban Station
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Mike DeNardo
August 02, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the next few months, SEPTA will start to phase out paper TrailPasses on its Regional Rails lines. SEPTA is continuing its effort to move its fare collection onto the plastic SEPTA Key cards. The first paper products to go: weekly passes for Zones 3 and 4. "This...
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Suburban Station
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Mike DeNardo
July 30, 2019 - 4:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you were among the first to get a SEPTA Key fare card three years ago, that card won't work after Wednesday. SEPTA Key cards expire after three years, and that means the first batch issued in 2016 are about to become useless. "If you look at your card and you see '...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is expanding its SEPTA Key fare card to zones 1 and 2 on the regional rails next month. Since August, commuters on the two outermost zones on SEPTA's regional rail system — zones 3 and 4 — have been able to load weekly and monthly trailpasses onto their SEPTA...
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SEPTA regional rail
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Mark Abrams
January 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- SEPTA will require Norristown High Speed Line riders to begin using the SEPTA Key to pass through turnstiles beginning Monday morning. SEPTA's Andrew Busch says it's an expansion of the key card access that's already in effect across several of the transit agency's...
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