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7/16/2019



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SEPTA to introduce rider-friendly transit tools


SEPTA is creating frequency-based transit maps that will be installed at stations throughout the system.
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The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is expanding its use of new maps and communication tools to make it easier for riders to use transit.

In February, SEPTA released a transit map that depicts SEPTA’s bus and rail routes together as a single network. Now, SEPTA is adding frequency-based transit maps that will be installed at stations throughout the system, SEPTA officials said in a press release.

The route colors on the map correspond to the routes' frequency of service so that riders can plan trips more easily, they said.

Furthermore, SEPTA will create a new advertising campaign, as well as introducing new symbols and brands explaining transit frequency. 

The schedules incorporate the Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line, six trolley lines and 19 frequent bus routes.



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