Those eligible for the Reduced Fare will pay half the regular fee. No need to worry, signing up is simple and it's free. What an improvement it was to go from clanky tokens to a sleek, green plastic card! That means all transactions need to connect to a central database through the internet. Best part - you can opt for auto-reload so that you never have to worry. Then you can use the kiosks at 1234 Market St to add your token collection to the Travel Wallet. I have about 100 other nit-picks, but hopefully I practically never need to look at this site. Tuesday through Friday; 8:00 a.
Fill in the field with your information and follow the prompts to complete the process. Because currently I use tokens on an ad hoc basis. This form of payment is non-networked so it shouldn't crash. The Sales Office agent will then be able to transfer those products to your new Card. Bus, trolley, high speed line, some subset of each? Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.
How does money get on the card, then? The Metro in Washington D. Keep your views on the topic in the comments. We really need to communicate what those changes are. Still, lots of social service organizations have lamented the impending loss of tokens, which they buy in bulk or pool among employees to hand out to those they serve. The Key has already and.
He tweets and you can reach him at. But if you have actual cash loaded onto the card — i. These funds can then be used to pay for individual rides or towards the future purchase of a TransPass, TrailPass, One Day Independence Pass, or One Day Convenience Pass. Instead of handing out new, physical passes every month, workers accounts will be updated. The is the perfect option for customers who currently use cash or tokens and transfers. Which, mind you, took to get going. Get Meta: Choose Your Own Adventure Individual Subs: Newest 3 Posts from Refreshes every 30 mins.
Transferring Fare Products to a New Key Card Below are more details about the fare products you may have on your current Key Card. Busch said Riders with Disabilities have to go to those location in order fill out proper paper work. They can be used for travel beginning on May 1st. Each kiosk has screens specific to its location, said O'Brien, so some changes must be done machine by machine. You can also go to one of the External Retailers that sell Key Cards. And the third option arrived late. A Quick Trip is a disposable magnetic strip ticket that customers can swipe at the new Key turnstiles.
Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. If it's raining, or snowing, or super cold I'll take the 40 bus to Penn but then take the Penn bus home for free. And how much can you spend? The end of station token sales represents a significant first step towards scrapping the fare coins entirely in 2019, a full five years after their original retirement date. News from in and around Philadelphia. When you arrive at your destination you must tap your card on the platform validator to close your trip. Jim lives in Point Breeze and has also written for Slate, Philadelphia City Paper, and Technical. You can check out the new site for yourself by going to.
Quick Trips are available to purchase from Fare Kiosks at Market-Frankford Line and Broad Street Line stations as well as at Center City Regional Rail Stations. Please remember that if you are using a bank account or debit card for auto-load, you must have sufficient funds in the account you choose to draw against in order for the feature to work properly. The authority has since changed that to make the paper tickets usable for transit anywhere, like tokens. Click the link in the e-mail and you'll be ready to go. The new function comes with some potential headaches for riders. You should see that the card is successfully registered. Key cards won't be sold in the stations outside Center City due to the expense of installing kiosks at every stop.
The Fare Kiosks also accept tokens. Is Your Key Card About to Expire? See cardholder Agreement for details. Follow the prompts on the screen until you've completed the account creation process. I can see why you really want to use that pass though. Eventually, the five Center City stations will have 97 kiosks and Key stations, and vehicles throughout the 'burbs will have 727 card readers. Whereas before users would be stuck zooming in and out and sliding side to side to try and get to a specific menu item, the new beta website simplifies the experience.
Even though I used it for just one ride that day and it laid dormant in my wallet until the travel wallet went live, it was worth it because I wasn't traversing the lands looking for a card once the Travel Wallet launched, and on Tuesdays at Dunkin its good for a discounted large coffee. How do I Register my new Key Card? Now added to that list of features:. I do like that I no longer need to go on a token hunt every time I'm leaving the house. You don't need to, but you should. In this Chapter This chapter contains the following topics. Pretty cool stuff — if and when they get installed. The first step is to have a septa key card.