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“Highway traffic stacks up on the entrance and exit ramps to I-76 and I-476 on Tuesday afternoon in Conshohocken.” | Photo: Matthew Hall, for The Inquirer

“Highway traffic stacks up on the entrance and exit ramps to I-76 and I-476 on Tuesday afternoon in Conshohocken.” | Photo: Matthew Hall, for The Inquirer

  • Philebrity waxes nostalgic for a half-century of the trusty SEPTA token, soon to be outmoded by the transit agency’s “Quick Trips,” the single-use card coming with the full implementation of its SEPTA Key fare system. “The token in your hand represented not just safety, but also possibility,” granting “you endless space within a gilded frame, in which you could paint a teenage masterpiece that you could also grow old in. It was magic.”
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