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(A PPA "Smart Card."  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phila. Parking Authority Will Cancel ‘Smart Card’ Program at Yearend

If you have been using Philadelphia Parking Authority “smart cards” to pay for parking at meters and kiosks around the city, get ready to change back to change.


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New SEPTA Fare System Would Include Payments Via Cell Phone

SEPTA is inching closer to having what other transit systems have used for years — smart card technology to replace tickets and tokens. But that delay may have a side benefit: your phone could serve as the smartcard.