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SEPTA Considers Dropping Transfer Fees as Part of Bus Network Overhaul

Over the past five years, SEPTA has seen its bus ridership dwindle by 17 percent from its 2012 peak, when 189 million individual trips were […]

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ACLU Sues SEPTA Over Rejected “Political” Ads

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the California-based Center for Investigative Reporting against SEPTA over […]

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SEPTA, Amtrak Seeing Delays After Freight Train Derails in Delco

Sorry, SEPTA and Amtrak commuters: You could be experiencing serious delays on Thursday morning. A freight train derailed in Delaware County overnight, and SEPTA and Amtrak are […]

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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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Teens Stabbed in Fight at SEPTA’s 8th Street Station

Two 17-year-old boys were hospitalized on Wednesday after they were each brutally stabbed in a fight that occurred on the platform of the SEPTA subway […]

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SEPTA Broad Street Line Partially Suspended After Person Struck, Killed by Train

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. SEPTA has partially suspended Broad Street Line service on Monday morning after a person was struck and […]

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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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Study: SEPTA Drives $3 Billion in Regional Economic Impact

According to a study released on Thursday by SEPTA, everybody’s favorite transportation authority boosts property values in the Philadelphia suburbs and contributes approximately $3 billion […]

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SEPTA Will Finally Stop Selling Tokens at the End of April

In completing the long-overdue modernization of its fare payment system, SEPTA officials announced on Thursday that the transit authority will stop selling tokens to individual […]

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Six Philly-Area Rail Proposals That Never Came to Be (But Still Could)

Schuylkill Valley Metro Proposed: Early 1990s. Goal: Light metro from Center City to Reading. Proponents: Montco officials hoping to stimulate economic development. Opponents: The city […]

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The Last Daily Regional Rail Passes for Eagles Parade Are Selling Out Fast

Scores of dedicated Birds fans spent hours waiting in line on Tuesday for a chance to purchase special daily Regional Rail passes for Thursday’s Eagles […]

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Here’s the Route SEPTA Just Approved for the KOP Rail Line

SEPTA has approved a route for the much-anticipated King of Prussia rail line. The elevated route, per the accepted design, would spur off the Norristown High-Speed Line, […]

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SEPTA to Offer Discounts, More Trains for the Eagles Game

Good news for Eagles fans who don’t want to bother with horrendous traffic near the Linc: SEPTA will offer discounts for anyone taking the Broad Street Line […]

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Philly Trolleys Could Get a Billion-Dollar Upgrade and We Can’t Wait

Some good news for your Friday: A major upgrade is in the works for Philly trolleys. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has released plans for […]

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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 […]