What if I just need to take one ride? If you still have tokens, use that. As the Key cards have become the more common transit currency, Philly has stopped relying on the token system. The highest number to date has been five, in September and October. As it turns out, however, I was part of an even smaller minority. The Quick Trip pass can only be used to travel from the station where it was purchased on the day it was bought. But you can use it using weekly or monthly passes on weekends and holidays. News from in and around Philadelphia.
Conductors also will have handheld devices to validate the passes, should you fail to tap in at the station. There had been more than 100,000 card reloads. That means if you make 51 or more septa trips per month, you're better off with the transpass. I have two transfers on my commute, so I save a lot of money for having a crappy commute. I just have to go to suburban station sale center, which is pretty much on my commute from work to home.
Starting this upcoming April I will be commuting to and from 34th St. All Weekly Passes have a 56-ride limit. Seeing as the system was first supposed to be deployed a few years ago, I wouldn't hold any date you see as firm as when the tokens and old system will fully be retired. If you end up needing a monthly, go to Suburban and get it with a Key pass. Monthly and Weekly TrailPass customers can also set up auto-load for new pass purchases every week or month online or through the mobile app.
Long story short: It still has not fully launched. Four of them exceeded the 240-trip pass limit. Then, when you swipe for a ride, it will deduct a discounted fare, similar to the token system. Is there a date when this will be in full affect? You can also call the Key Customer Call Center at 855-567-3782 for help reloading. I had to get a Quick Trip with my token from the kiosk because no one was in the booth. Hickman says riders reloaded their 2,000 cards 8,000 times since the rollout began. The current phase is just for transit outside of Regional Rail, including buses, trolleys, Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line and Norristown High Speed Line.
The Key Card program for Regional Rail will eventually expand to include Zones 1, 2, and 3, and allow for the purchase of Weekly TrailPasses. This makes it the last of the American cities to use the classic coin operated system. But I really want one. That way you get 1. Fixes should be ready in January, he said.
You can just get on the nearest transportation vehicle whenever you feel like it, without even really thinking about it. One of the ways the agency lost revenue was through people sharing passes. Do I have to renew the pass every single month? Customer attendants will collect paper tickets at the gates between 6 a. I still have a bunch of tokens. With the program, riders traveling to and from 19 specific Zone 4 Regional Rail stations, will be able to load a reusable Key Card with the monthly pass allowing them to forgo the need to buy one of those arguably flimsy transit passes. After you get it, go here and register it: Then you can refill it online or over the phone, and more importantly cancel it if you lose it, while retaining your funds linked to your account and on your reissued card. Software and hardware come from multiple sources, with no standards to guarantee everything will interact.
Yes, you have a number of options. It worked like this: A person buys a pass, and when he or she is not using it, leaves it where others can use it if they need. Do you only have to purchase one key and you can keep re-using it as long as you have it and don't lose it? It has had trouble accurately reporting revenue, categorizing transactions properly, and sending money to the proper accounts. I keep finding tokens at the bottom of my bag. In addition, a mobile fare kiosk truck will be visiting stations included in the rollout program. That means you can enjoy a free ride for a few stops if you get on anywhere between University City and Temple.
I'm pretty low on funds and every dollar counts at this point. When I tried to purchase it online I only found one for the month of May, whereas I would need it starting in April. You just go to the machine, and when buying a fare, choose the transpasses 2 Yes, imagine it like a refillable giftcard, as long as the card is magnetized and working, you can keep using it for years 3 June 1 they stopped selling paper passes. They will only be able to buy it at Regional Rail offices in Center City Stations, and from mobile fare kiosks, which will visit the select 19 Regional Rail stations. How and where do I get one? So use those artifacts up while you can. Is there a date when this will be in full affect? So union negotiations had something to do with this? Unless you plan on taking the actual regional rail trains from 30th to Jefferson, it makes no sense for you to get a monthly transpass.
As of mid-December, more than 22,000 Key cards had been sold so far and, of those, more than 10,000 customers have registered user accounts, according to Busch. Should you find your Key card being declined in the months ahead, consider that as you sound off to the agent in the station booth. As of mid-December, more than 157,000 Quick Trip rides were purchased. When will I be able to just buy the Key card and load money onto it? When I tried to purchase it online I only found one for the month of May, whereas I would need it starting in April. However, you can still use a Key card loaded with a TransPass on Regional Rail on weekends and holidays. After my initial purchase, I imagine I can link the card to my bank account and make future transpass purchases online? I just have a few questions, if anyone can answer them: Will unlimited rides no longer be available - will you have to pay for every ride? Spirited discussion and unpopular opinions on public figures and organizations are fine.
Wait, why is like this? I think that you should get a monthly pass only if you plan to use septa at least 4 times a day during your 4- day commute. When I shared my experience in a post to Facebook, a retired Toronto transit professional expressed surprise that any transit agency had a trip cap on passes. Just log onto to find your current balance. Is there information on how to do this on the card, or do I have to navigate on the septa site? The positive feedback from the rollout of Zones 3 and 4 gave the green light to expand to Zones 1 and 2. Sadly, I think I am going to wait until next Friday, when I get paid, to do all of this.