As SEPTA Fare Hikes Take Effect, Transit Agency Looks Beyond TokensThis will be the last price increase ever for tokens. That's because by this time next year, Septa predicts, there will be no more tokens.
Septa Tweaks Its Fare Hike Plans, Although Most July 1st Increases RemainSepta said it will not increase paratransit fares, and is slightly scaling back the increases on weekly and monthly passes.
SEPTA Phasing Out Tokens By July 2014SEPTA says it's the last major US transit agency to use tokens. But, effective July 2014, tokens will be a thing of the past.
Mass Transit Advocate Is Mostly Upbeat on SEPTA's Fare/Payment Overhaul"Nobody wants to have to pay that, but the numbers are in line with inflation, (or) a little bit higher," said Matthew Mitchell, president of the Delaware Valley Association of Rail Passengers.
SEPTA Shows Public Its Plan For Modernized Fare CollectionsSEPTA held its first public information session on new payment systems in the works that could ultimately eliminate tokens and paper transfers.