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The End of $1 Paper Transfers on SEPTA

SEPTA is continuing its push for passengers to use their Key Card by eliminating $1 paper transfer sales.



    SEPTA Ends Paper Transfers

    Tuesday is the last day SEPTA will be selling paper transfers and selling magnetic strip transpasses. This follows SEPTA discontinuing sales of tokens in April as it transitions to the SEPTA Key.

    (Published Tuesday, July 31, 2018)

    SEPTA is urging passengers to adopt the SEPTA Key Card ahead of upcoming changes to its services in August.

    The transit company will stop selling paper transfers for travel on buses, subways and trolleys at the end of the day Tuesday. Customers must use a SEPTA Key Card with Travel Wallet to receive the $1 qualifying transfer moving forward, the company said.

    The end of paper transfer wasn't the only change. Third-party sales of magnetic stripe passes end on Wednesday.

    Most regular passengers have already made the switch to the digital payment option that was introduced in June 2016, according to SEPTA.

    SEPTA Projects Could Affect Travel Through Early August

    [PHI] SEPTA Projects Could Affect Travel Through Early August

    Two SEPTA projects may affect travel. Renovations on trolley route 10 in West Philadelphia begin Sunday causing buses to replace trolleys from the Malvern Loop to 33rd and Market streets. Buses will continue to transport riders along the West Trenton regional rail line.

    (Published Sunday, July 29, 2018)

    Visit their website to find out more about the Key Card or any of its services.

    Clarification: This story has been updated to reflect that SEPTA will stop selling paper transfers on Wednesday.