The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority hopes some Phillies free swag will get more people to transition to its SEPTA Key system while rewarding those already using the Key.
SEPTA planned a SEPTA Key Card event Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Broad Street Line’s Walnut-Locust Station but commuters (especially anyone headed down to Citizens Bank Park this weekend) can earn perks beyond just that time.
"If fans add a minimum of $10 to their Travel Wallet, on Thursday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or Friday, between noon and 3 p.m. (game time) at Walnut-Locust or Dilworth, they will receive a Phillies Rally Towel or a Phillies ‘Fat Head’ Decal from a SEPTA Ambassador," SEPTA said in a news release. "When fans arrive at AT&T Station on Friday, lookout for the SEPTA Team because when you show your SEPTA Key, you’ll receive a brand new GO SEPTA-GO PHILS T-SHIRTS! (All perks – while supplies last)"
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The SEPTA key replaces the archaic tokens used for generations on subway, trolley and bus lines in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
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"The SEPTA Key Travel Wallet is just like using a token without all the heavy metal in your pocket or purse, allowing you to pay as you go, while receiving a discount for each ride," SEPTA said. "The SEPTA Key is reloadable and reusable – making it your go-to all season long – while enjoying the same perks as your weekly/monthly passholders."
No let’s see which SEPTA train wins the race the ballpark on the big screen during the Phillies home opener against the Washington Nationals.