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PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Cards No Longer Accepted for Travel Effective September 1, 2018

With the full transition of the SEPTA Key fare system, PA issued Senior Citizen Transit ID Cards ARE NO LONGER VALID FOR TRAVEL on SEPTA. Read more

Senior Citizens, age 65 and older, with a valid ID, ride FREE at all times on all Transit Routes (Bus, Trolley, Trackless Trolley, Broad Street/Broad Ridge Spur Line, Market Frankford Line/Norristown High Speed Line). On September 1, 2018, SEPTA eliminated the $1.00 Cash Fare on Regional Rail for travel within Pennsylvania. Half Fare (50% of the Weekday Fare) for travel to/from New Jersey and the State of Delaware will remain in effect.

To Ride, Seniors Must Use One of the Following Valid Forms of ID:

PA Driver License
PA Driver License
Licenses issued by PennDOT after July 2017 cannot be tapped at the Validator or swiped at the reader - not valid for Senior travel
PA Non-Driver Identification Card
PA Non-Driver Identification Card
ID's issued by PennDOT after July 2017 cannot be tapped at the Validator or swiped at the reader - not valid for Senior trave
SEPTA Key Senior Photo ID Card
SEPTA Key Senior Photo ID Card
(Tap at farebox and turnstile for free travel on Transit and present to Conductor
to ride Regional Rail. Visit the SEPTA Key microsite Senior ID Cards FAQ's for additional information)

WHERE TO APPLY FOR A SEPTA KEY SENIOR ID CARD
SEPTA Headquarters (Lower Lobby)
1234 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
SAME DAY CARD ISSUANCE
SEPTA Accessible Travel Center
Room 109 Suburban Station
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SAME DAY CARD ISSUANCE
Participating Pennsylvania Senate and House offices in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties (please check with your legislator)

Replacement of Lost Cards

To replace a lost or stolen SEPTA Key Senior Card you must immediately call the Key Customer Call Center at 855-567-3782 (this is not SEPTA Customer Service). The customer service representative will provide information on how to replace the Card.