SEPTA Key

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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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
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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
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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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