SEPTA announced Thursday afternoon that dozens of bus routes will be adjusted during the Papal visit.
The agency made 175,000 passes available each day, but they still have a lot of tickets left.
Papal pilgrims are now buying their special SEPTA regional rail passes in person.
The plans cover the period after 10 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, when the Secret Service begins imposing a no-car zone in a large area around the Ben Franklin Parkway and Independence Hall.
Days after Pope Francis leaves Philadelphia, SEPTA’s General Manager Joe Casey is retiring.
SEPTA has announced it will begin in person sales for one-day regional rail Papal visit passes on Friday, August 21.
SEPTA will be holding a lottery on Wednesday for limited quantities of 3-day transit passes for the Papal Visit.
SEPTA says it is extending the deadline to 3 p.m. Monday,
You can enter the lottery for the 10 dollar passes from 12:01am until 11:59pm on Wednesday August 12th.
SEPTA Holding Lottery For Riders Using Select Trolley Routes, Norristown High Speed Line During Papal Visit
SEPTA says a limited number of special papal visit 3-day transit passes for travel on the Trolley routes 101/102 and the Norristown High Speed Line will be made available through an online lottery.
SEPTA received requests for 328-thousand passes, so they still have 22-thousand available. However, that doesn’t mean you can still get one for your preferred station.
Special train passes for the weekend of Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia aren’t as big a hit as expected.
On Thursday, emails will go out to the randomly selected winners.
SEPTA’s second attempt at selling regional rail tickets for the Pope’s visit is now underway, but this time, its a lottery that ends at midnight tonight.
After their first try at Pope train ticket sales crashed the website, SEPTA reached out to TicketLeap, a Center City company that helps event organizers sell tickets on line.