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Notice of Public Hearings

Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget and Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Financial Plan and the Selected Tariff Changes and Fare Increases

Summary of Fare Changes Effective July 1, 2017

Transit Division
Current Proposed SEPTA Key
Cash/Quick Trip
$2.25 $2.50 $2.50
SEPTA Token
$1.80 $2.00 NA
Cash via SEPTA Key Card (Replaces SEPTA Token)
NA NA $2.00
Cash Transfer Fee
$1.00 $1.00 NA
Transfer Fee via SEPTA Key Card (Replaces Paper Transfer)
NA NA $1.00
Weekly TransPass
$24.00 $25.50 $25.50
Monthly TransPass
$91.00 $96.00 $96.00
Convenience Pass
$8.00 $9.00 $9.00
Disabled Fare
$1.00 $1.25 $1.25
PATCO Joint Fare
$3.10 $3.50 $4.00
Paratransit/Shared Ride
$4.00 $4.25 $4.25
Frankford Garage Monthly Payment
$42.75 $45.00 $45.00

Railroad Division
Current Proposed SEPTA Key
Fare Kiosk
Weekly TrailPass Zone 1
$27.25 $28.25 $28.25 $28.25
Weekly TrailPass Zone 2
$36.50
$39.00 $39.00 $39.00
Weekly TrailPass Zone 3
$44.00 $47.00 $47.00 $47.00
Weekly TrailPass Zone Anywhere
$53.00 $55.75 $55.75 $55.75
Monthly TrailPass Zone 1
$101.00 $105.00 $105.00 $105.00
Monthly TrailPass Zone 2
$135.00
$144.00 $144.00 $144.00
Monthly TrailPass Zone 3
$163.00 $174.00 $174.00 $174.00
Monthly TrailPass Zone Anywhere
$191.00
$204.00 $204.00 $204.00
Weekly Cross County
$29.00 $30.75 $30.75 NA
Monthly Cross County
$109.00 $115.00 $115.00
NA

Railroad Division
Current Proposed SEPTA Key
Fare Kiosk
On Board**
Ten Trip Zone 1
$38.00 $40.00 Replaced
by
SEPTA
Key
Card
NA
Ten Trip Zone 2
$45.00 $47.50 NA
Ten Trip Zone 3
$54.50 $57.50 NA
Ten Trip Zone 4
$62.50 $65.00 NA
Ten Trip Zone NJ
$80.00 $82.50 NA
Weekday Zone 1
$4.75 $5.25 $4.00 $5.25 $7.00
Weekday Zone 2
$4.75 $5.25 $4.75 $5.25 $7.00
Weekday Zone 3
$5.75 $6.00 $5.75 $6.00 $8.00
Weekday Zone 4
$6.50 $6.75 $6.50 $6.75 $9.00
Weekday Zone NJ
$9.00 $9.25 $8.25 $9.25 $11.00

Railroad Division
Current Proposed SEPTA Key
Fare Kiosk
On Board**
Evening/Weekend Zone 1
$3.75 $4.25 $4.00 $4.25 $6.00
Evening/Weekend Zone 2
$3.75 $4.25 $4.25 $4.25 $6.00
Evening/Weekend Zone 3
$5.00 $5.25 $5.25 $5.25 $8.00
Evening/Weekend Zone 4
$5.00 $5.25 $5.25 $5.25
$8.00
Evening/Weekend Zone NJ
$9.00 $9.25 $8.25 $9.25 $11.00
Intermediate One Way
$3.50 $3.75 $3.75 NA $5.00
Intermediate One Way Half Fare
$1.75 $1.75 $1.75 NA $1.75
Via Center City Phila.
$8.50 $9.25 $9.25
NA $11.00
Via Center City Phila. Half Fare
$4.25 $4.50 $4.50 NA $5.50
Independence Pass
$12.00 $13.00 $13.00 $13.00 $13.00
Family Independence Pass
$29.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00
Senior Citizen Outside PA
$1.75 - $4.25
$1.75 - $4.50
$1.75 - $4.50
NA $1.75 - $4.50
Child/Disabled (Cash)
$1.75 - $5.00
$1.75 - $5.50
NA NA $1.75 - $5.50
RRD Surface lot daily parking fee**
$1.00 $1.25 $1.25 NA NA
RRD Surface lot monthly parking permit
$20.00 $25.00 $25.00 NA NA
Lansdale Garage
NA
$2.00
NA $2.00 NA

**Effective with launch of SEPTA Key on the Railroad Division


SEPTA Key = Payment via SEPTA smart media card
NA = Not Applicable
SEPTA will provide 60 days notice of effective date of SEPTA KEY fares and/or instrument changes

Changes are being proposed for the following tariffs:

Note the below tariffs exclude a revision that was made to Tariffs 1, 146, 154, 155 and 229 concerning the lost, stolen or damaged replacement fee for a Senior Citizen or Reduced Fare SEPTA Key Card. The fee for the first replacement card is $5.00, and for subsequent cards the replacement fee is $25.00.

Tariff #1 City Transit Division

  • Fare increase presented above
  • $.50 Cross country transfer fee is eliminated
  • TransPasses valid on weekends and major holidays for travel on the railroad
  • Once SEPTA KEY is fully operational the following changes will be implemented:
    • Transfers will only be available via SEPTA Key Card, paper transfer eliminated
    • Disabled Fare only available via use of SEPTA Key Card containing photo ID
    • Senior rides only available upon swiping a valid PA Driver's license, PA issued photo ID card or tapping a SEPTA Senior Key Card. Medicare, blue/yellow senior citizen cards will no longer be valid


Tariff #155 Suburban Transit Division

  • Fare increase presented above
  • NHSL premium fares removed and replaced with standard transit fare
  • Routes 123, 124, 125 and 150 premium fares removed and replaced with standard transit fare
  • Once SEPTA KEY is fully operational the following changes will be implemented:
    • Transfers will only be available via SEPTA Key Card, paper transfer eliminated
    • Disabled Fare only available via use of SEPTA Key Card containing photo ID
    • Senior rides only available upon swiping a valid PA Driver's license, PA issued photo ID card or tapping a SEPTA Senior Key Card. Medicare, blue/yellow senior citizens cards will no longer be valid


Tariff #154 Railroad Division

  • Fare increase presented above
  • SEPTA/NJT joint monthly pass is eliminated
  • Once SEPTA KEY is fully operational the following changes will be implemented:
    • Disabled Fare only available via use of SEPTA Key Card containing photo ID
    • Senior rides only available with the presentation of a valid PA Driver's license, PA issued photo ID card or SEPTA Senior Key Card - Senior $1.00 fare to be eliminated with implementation of SEPTA Key on Regional Rail
    • Ten trip fare is eliminated and replaced with discounted one way fare via SEPTA Key Card with stored value


Tariff #112 PATCO

  • Fare increase presented above
  • Once SEPTA KEY is operational the following changes will be implemented:
    • Joint fare discount is eliminated
    • PATCO Freedom Card can be used on SEPTA for fare payment


Tariff #132 Interdivisional

  • Fare increase presented above
  • TransPasses valid on weekends and major holidays for travel on the railroad


Tariff #168 Parking

  • Fare increase presented above
  • Once SEPTA KEY is operational the following changes will be implemented:
    • Ability to use SEPTA adult tokens for partial payment is eliminated once new equipment is installed and operational
    • Long term parking rates are established where overnight parking is permitted
    • Surface lot daily fee increases from $1.00 to $1.25


Tariff #229-Paratransit-ADA

  • Fare increase presented above
  • Once SEPTA KEY is operational the adult token will no longer be accepted as partial payment of fare


Tariff #146-Demand Response Service (Shared Ride Program)

  • Fare increase presented above


Tariff #2 S22 Bus

Tariff #51 S13 Light Rail

Tariff #66 S14 Rail

Fare Equity Analysis Report – Title VI