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    • The number of structurally deficient bridges is expected to grow

Why getting around Philly kept getting better in 2013

SEPTA’s funding predicament  SEPTA’s financial woes fit neatly into 2013. In January, we started the year with news that SEPTA would shrink without additional funding. SEPTA officials explained that with…

    • Leslie Hickman, deputy chief officer of NPT Integration, demonstrated how the NPT turnstiles will work

SEPTA’s New Payment Technology takes shape at Center City test facility

In October, SEPTA’s new payment technology (NPT) test facility was an empty former storage room with a plywood “turnstile” in one corner. Nine months later the NPT timeline has fallen behind…

    • Proposed SEPTA Regional Rail systems and zones

Hoard the tokens, SEPTA fares increase next week

SEPTA riders may want to stock up on tokens before the price jumps to $1.80 next week, and those who pay the cash fare for buses, trolleys and subways, should get…

    • SEPTA Transpass

SEPTA to impose TransPass limits

As part of its New Payment Technology (NPT) plans, SEPTA has proposed ride limits on monthly and weekly passes. If this is approved, Weekly TransPasses will be capped at 50…

    • SEPTA is working to phase out tokens and paper transfers by mid 2014

SEPTA to do away with paper transfers, charge full cash fare

As SEPTA moves toward New Payment Technology (NPT) and transitions from tokens to “smart media,” the authority will do away with another outdated payment form – the paper transfer.  At the…

    • Proposed SEPTA Regional Rail systems and zones

SEPTA answers initial fare hike, smartcard questions

The echoing ripples around SEPTA’s announcement of its upcoming fare hike have begun. As people realize they will be paying more and that all of this ties into the transition from…

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