SEPTA Key

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
KYW Newsradio, file
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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Police are searching for a scammer who steals commuters' SEPTA Key cards by posing as someone who is helping them.
SEPTA Police/Thomas Nestel
Justin Udo
September 11, 2018 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As SEPTA continues to push SEPTA Key on transit across the map, police say the key card program has already been taken advantage of. SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestel said a scammer has been lurking at the Dilworth Park station. As people get off the train or subway,...
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SEPTA Key
Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
August 28, 2018 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you are a senior who travels on the Regional Rail, you need to get a new SEPTA Key photo ID card by Saturday. The transit agency said paper senior citizen ID cards will no longer be accepted. SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch said riders over the age of 65 will need the...
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SEPTA Key
Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 01, 2018 - 7:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In another nudge toward the reloadable SEPTA Key fare card, $1 paper transfers are no longer being issued, starting Wednesday. SEPTA has already stopped selling tokens and magnetic-strip TransPasses. Now the transit agency is no longer issuing paper transfers for the...
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SEPTA Key
Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 23, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA Key is moving forward in its progressive takeover of the transit agency's payment system. With the turnstile roto-arms in place and ready to go at all the agency's Philadelphia locations, SEPTA Key on Regional Rail is ready to get rolling. On Monday, 30th Street...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo / KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 16, 2018 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Regional rail riders have no doubt noticed the new turnstiles installed at Suburban Station and other rail stops. Now, they're going into service. The tap-and-go SEPTA Key fare card will soon be introduced on Regional Rail lines. Starting on Friday, July, 20, Zone 4...
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A SEPTA consultant is recommending the transit agency look at several ways to improve its bus network.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
July 04, 2018 - 11:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is prepared for the Fourth of July crowds. More people than usual are expected to use SEPTA to get in and out of Center City for Philadelphia's free Independence Day festivities, so SEPTA Public Information Manager Kristin Mestre-Velez advised people to be aware...
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SEPTA regional rail
KYW Newsradio, file
Mike DeNardo
June 28, 2018 - 11:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA has announced the date that some Regional Rail riders can start using the electronic SEPTA Key fare card. It's been used for city transit for two years. Now, SEPTA Key has arrived on the Regional Rail system, beginning Aug. 1. SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch said...
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Photo Credit: Mike DeNardo
Mike DeNardo
June 01, 2018 - 7:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Time is running out for seniors over 65 who use a paper photo ID card to get free rides on city transit. SEPTA says as of Sept. 1, they'll no longer accept the paper ID. It's another way the transit agency is pushing riders of all ages toward the electronic SEPTA Key...
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