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SEPTA Key Will Expand to All Regional Rail Zones Next Month

SEPTA Key has been “rolling out” for what seems like ages now. While it’s become second nature for most Philadelphians to swipe the green debit card for […]

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Congrats, SEPTA! You’ve Actually Made a Decent Website

SEPTA Key, the new-ish payment mechanism in which you load your subway fare onto a plastic debit card, has always been something of a contradiction: […]

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Seniors Will Soon Ride Regional Rail Free of Charge

Starting September 1st, SEPTA is waiving the dollar fee for all senior Regional Rail riders. Announced on Thursday, the move is part of transitioning Regional […]

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(Some) Regional Rail Stations Will (Soon) Start Accepting SEPTA Key

SEPTA announced on Thursday that it will launch an “Early Adopters” program for Regional Rail riders on August 1st. Starting then, passengers going to and from […]

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Monday Is the Last Day You Can Buy Tokens at SEPTA Stations

We know we’ve warned you about this moment a bajillion times now, but the day has really, finally come: Monday is the last day you […]

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SEPTA to Start Charging for New Key Cards

With the total phaseout of tokens now nearly complete, SEPTA has announced several changes to its card-based fare program based on feedback from riders like […]

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Here Are Details on SEPTA’s Token Phase-Out

Love it or hate it, SEPTA will begin phasing out tokens later this month. Per a plan released on Monday, the phase-out of token sales […]

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By Fare Means or Foul: Dueling SEPTA Key Reviews

We had two editors try out SEPTA Key, the long awaited transit payment card. One of them loves it.

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SEPTA Will Stop Selling Magnetic-Stripe Transit Passes

SEPTA will discontinue magnetic-stripe Transpasses and One Day Convenience Passes starting June 1st. It’s part of the transportation organization’s push to get riders on board […]

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SEPTA Wants to “Rebuild the System” With 12-Year, $7.3B Plan

SEPTA proposed an ambitious $727.2 million budget on Monday. The funding – which would reflect an almost $180 million increase over last year’s budget, if approved […]

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SEPTA Proposes New Fare Hikes

Come July, you’ll probably have to pay a little more to take SEPTA. The transportation organization just released fare hike proposals for the 2018 fiscal […]

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SEPTA Key Travel Wallet Expansion Begins Monday

SEPTA Key has been out in the wild for a while now, but it still seems to be in beta test phase. You can put […]

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Bye, Tokens: How to Get a SEPTA Key Travel Wallet

I remember the first time I rode the New York City subway. I must have been 17. When we got on the subway at Penn […]

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I’ve Been Paying for SEPTA With a Credit Card. It’s a Godsend.

There’s been a little extra kick in my step recently, and when I walk outside the birds seem to be singing. There is only one […]

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SEPTA Suspends Pay-on-Board Option for Some Trains at Center City Stops

SEPTA Regional Rail commuters might want to leave five minutes earlier to catch the train next week. Starting Monday, passengers boarding Regional Rail trains at […]