SEPTA, School District hashing out transpass agreement

    “SEPTA and the School District of Philadelphia have established a basic framework to continue providing Transpasses for the schoolchildren of Philadelphia for the upcoming school year,” reads a joint statement from the transit authority and the District.

    The two hope to settle on an agreement in the coming weeks, and in the meantime are working on a one-year plan to maintain transpass access for about 60,000 students.

    SEPTA has offered to delay payment from the District until September 2012 to help with budget concerns.

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