By Mike DeNardo
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In-person sales of SEPTA’s papal passes went underway Friday morning.READ MORE: Crews Searching For Monkey After Vehicle Crashed On Pennsylvania Highway
Papal pilgrims are now buying their special SEPTA regional rail passes in person.
Barry Howard of St. Davids bought a couple of passes for his neighbors in the online lottery. He is surprising other neighbors with passes he bought in person at Suburban Station.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Blast Of Frigid Air Makes Parts Of Region Colder Than Alaska
“I have good neighbors who are not people who come to the city very often or are knowledgeable about the process,” Howard said. “I told the one family that I had gotten tickets for them and they were just thrilled. So I thought I would do it again!”MORE NEWS: Bucks County DJ Service Raises Money To Buy Smoke Detectors For Local Families
SEPTA says the in-person sales will continue at selected stations until the passes are sold out.