Imagine catching the train to work in the morning and not having to pay anything. Then, maybe, a coworker drives you home. You’ve just done the impossible: gotten a free ride from SEPTA.
The Delaware Valley Association of Rail Passengers fears just this, and it wants SEPTA to test its proposed one-way fares on two Regional Rail lines before going system-wide.
As PlanPhilly reports, DVARP thinks the one-way fares will make it too easy for riders to game the system, and has asked SEPTA to test the plan on a line serving the city and a line serving the ‘burbs.
It’s one of a few requests the group had at Tuesday’s SEPTA’s board meeting.