August 02, 2018 PHILADELPHIA (August 2, 2018) - The transition to the SEPTA Key will bring an additional benefit for senior citizens. To sustain and grow Regional Rail ridership, transportation experts say, it should try to appeal to those it hasn’t in the past because of pricey fares and less frequent service. Riders with disabilities are eligible for reduced fares on SEPTA's fixed route service. But in-state rides on the Regional Rail will be free for seniors who have a SEPTA Key Senior Photo ID Card, starting Sept. 1, 2018. Fares. Starting September 1st, SEPTA is waiving the dollar fee for all senior Regional Rail riders. We are offering same day service by appointment ONLY, at SEPTA Headquarters 1234 Market St., Philadelphia Pa. 19107. .tg td{font-family:Arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;padding:10px 20px;border-style:solid;border-width:1px;overflow:hidden;word-break:normal;border-color:#ccc;color:#333;background-color:#fff;} Copyright SEPTA | All rights Reserved, (Tap at farebox and turnstile for free travel on Transit and Regional Rail. New Fare Collection Policies In Effect for 2020. SEPTA Regional Rail Fares have undergone radical changes in their structure, which can be bewildering even to the native Philadelphian, who hasn't taken the train into Center City for several months. A SEPTA Senior Key Card, PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Card, or a PA drivers license/id. Starting September 1, the $1.00 fee for Regional Rail rides for travel within Pennsylvania will be eliminated. Limit of 10 on the purchase of an individual Independence Pass. With these cards, seniors won't have to show their ID to a cashier or operator - they can just "tap-and-go" for their free trips on all SEPTA subways, buses and trolleys, and applicable discounted Regional Rail fares. Effective January 15, 2018, SEPTA is no longer accepting Medicare cards as proof of age. The change comes as SEPTA works to convert all of its riders to the Key system. Seniors can ride any SEPTA bus, subway or trolley free at all times. .tg .tg-2tm9{background-color:#f9f9f9;font-size:20px;text-align:center;vertical-align:top} System Status. NPR's Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. The official SEPTA app brings our entire transit network directly to you with convenient access to schedule information, real-time updates, trip planning, fare options, social media connections, and Customer Service. New Fares Effective July 1, 2017. The start of free Regional Rail rides coincides with the phase out of paper PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Cards. Weekday PM Fare Collection Center City Regional Rail Stations Begins Monday, Aug. 1 . Re: SEPTA Senior and Disabled Fares: Posted by Jackson Park B Train on Mon Dec 28 20:14:24 2015, in response to Re: SEPTA Senior and Disabled Fares, posted … LANSDALE/DOYLESTOWN LINE ALTERNATE SERVICE FOR CLOSED STATIONS: Fortuna StationOption 1Bus Route 132 (towards Montgomery Mall) at Broad Street & Cowpath RoadExit at Montgomery MallTransfer to Bus Route 94 (towards Chestnut Hill)Exit at Chestnut Hill Loop (Germantown Avenue & Bethlehem Pike) Board the Chestnut Hill East Regional Rail Line train & Exit at Amtrak 30th Street StationWalk to Parkway EventsCenter City: Transfer to Market Frankford Line at 30th Street & Exit at 13th Street Station Option 2Bus Route 132 (towards Montgomery Mall) at Broad Street & Cowpath RoadExit at Montgomery MallTransfer to Bus Route 94 (towards Chestnut Hill)Exit at Chestnut Hill Loop Transfer to Bus Route 23 (towards Center City) & Transfer to the Broad Street Line at Erie StationCenter City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T Station9th Street StationBus Route 132 (towards Montgomery Mall) at Broad Street & Cowpath RoadExit at Montgomery MallTransfer to Bus Route 94 (towards Chestnut Hill)Exit at Chestnut Hill Loop Transfer to Bus Route 23 (towards Center City) & Transfer to the Broad Street Line at Erie StationCenter City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T StationNorth Wales StationBus Route 96 (towards Norristown Transportation Center) at 5th & Walnut StreetsExit at Norristown Transportation CenterBoard the Norristown High Speed Line &Exit at 69th Street Transportation CenterTransfer to a Market-Frankford Line Parkway Station Option: 30th Street StopCenter City Station Option: 13th Street Gwynedd Valley StationBus Route 96 (towards Norristown Transportation Center) at Dekalb Pike & Grasshopper LaneExit at Norristown Transportation CenterBoard the Norristown High Speed Line & Exit at 69th Street Transportation CenterTransfer to the Market-Frankford Line Parkway Station Option: 30th Street StopCenter City Station Option: 13th Street Penllyn StationOption 1Bus Route 94 (towards Chestnut Hill)Exit at Bethlehem Pike & Chestnut Hill Avenue & Walk to Chestnut Hill East Regional Rail StationBoard the Chestnut Hill East Regional Rail Line train & Exit at Amtrak 30th Street StationWalk to Parkway EventsCenter City: Transfer to Market Frankford Line at 30th Street & Exit at 13th Street Station Option 2Bus Route 94 (towards Chestnut Hill)Exit at Chestnut Hill Loop & Transfer to Bus Route 23 Transfer to the Broad Street Line at Erie StationCenter City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T StationOreland StationBus Route 95 (towards Plymouth Meeting Mall) at Pennsylvania & Park AvenuesExit at Plymouth Meeting MallTransfer to Bus Route 27 (towards Broad-Carpenter) - Route 27 will be on detour on parade day. Effective January 15, 2018, SEPTA is no longer accepting Medicare cards as proof of age. With thousands of seniors moving to the future of fare payment with the SEPTA Key Senior Photo Identification Card, SEPTA will phase-out the paper PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Card at the end of the service day on August 31, 2018. 30th & Market Streets will be closed during the parade and Routes 9, 124, 125 will be on detour - check System Status for day of information about bus routing Ivy Ridge StationRoutes 35 or 62 to Wissahickon Transportation Center & transfer to Routes 9, 124 or 125. -->. traveling free on all SEPTA buses, subways and trolleys, and continue to receive $1 fares for most Regional Rail trips. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has expanded its tap-to-exit program to the three remaining Center City Regional Rail stations. Sign-ups began in late 2016, and more than 136,000 Key Senior Photo ID cards have been issued. Effective January 15, 2018, SEPTA is no longer accepting Medicare cards as proof of age. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4, senior citizens who ride SEPTA will qualify for free rides on the Regional Rail system after showing proper ID, which includes the new SEPTA Photo ID Key card. Seniors age 65 and older travel FREE on ALL SEPTA Transit routes (bus, trolley, trackless trolley, and Market Frankford, Broad Street, and Norristown High Speed Lines) with a SEPTA Key Senior Card. .tg {border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0;border-color:#ccc;margin:0px auto;} Nearly 80,000 Key cards are in circulation, along with 50,000 Senior ID Cards. Pleasant Avenue & Cresheim Road & Transfer to the Broad Street Line at Erie Station Center City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T StationCarpenter StationRoute H from McCallum Street & Carpenter Lane or Route 23 from Germantown Avenue & Gorgas Lane & Transfer to the Broad Street Line at Erie StationCenter City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T StationUpsal StationRoute H from Lincoln Drive & Hortler Street & Transfer to the Broad Street Line at Erie StationCenter City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T StationTulpehocken StationRoute 53 & Transfer to the Broad Street Line at Erie StationCenter City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T StationChelten Avenue StationRoute 26 to Olney Transportation Center & Transfer to the Broad Street LineCenter City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T StationQueen Lane StationRoutes H/XH from Wissahickon Avenue & Manheim StreetTransfer to the Broad Street Line at Erie StationCenter City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T StationNorth Philadelphia StationBroad Street Line at North Philadelphia Station Center City Station Options: Race-Vine, Walnut-Locust Stadium Option: AT&T Station. Where are you going? Not valid for use on Buses or Regional Rail; $2.50: Children. SERVICE ARRIVING & DEPARTING FROM JEFFERSON STATION. 30th & Market Streets will be closed during the parade and Routes 9, 124, 125 will be on detour - check System Status for day of information about bus routing Wissahickon Transportation CenterRoutes 9, 124 or 125. CHESTNUT HILL EAST LINE. New SEPTA Key Senior Photo ID Cards Will Fully Replace Paper IDs Sept. 1 . .tg .tg-3x1m{background-color:#f9f9f9;font-size:20px;text-align:center} SEPTA, in response to COVID-19, has been working diligently to adapt its practices and policies in keeping with current public health guidance and ridership habits. A SEPTA Senior Key Card, PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Card, or a PA drivers license/id. One of the biggest changes for rail riders will be gates and turnstiles in Center City train stations to herd passengers past electronic fare-readers. 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