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SEPTA smart cards to arrive late next year after long delays

Seeing is believing, right? The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that in the next few months, inside SEPTA stations, we’ll be able to see work being done on the long-delayed SEPTA smart card project. SEPTA’s buses, trolleys and subways will be smart card-ready come late next year, according to the Inquirer. Philebrity has a particularly clever smart […]

When SEPTA smart cards get implemented, tokens could become obsolete. Fingers crossed.

Seeing is believing, right?

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that in the next few months, inside SEPTA stations, we’ll be able to see work being done on the long-delayed SEPTA smart card project.

SEPTA’s buses, trolleys and subways will be smart card-ready come late next year, according to the Inquirer. Philebrity has a particularly clever smart card rendering.

Read the whole article here.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technical.ly Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called β€œIt’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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