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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

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SEPTA Etiquette & Riding Tips

Etiquette

Bus Routes
  1. Strollers & shopping carts may need to be folded depending on conditions (except wheelchair strollers)
  2. Yield designated seats to Seniors & Disabled Riders
  3. Drinks in containers with a resealable lid and light, small snacks OK on board
  4. Don't share your music - use earbuds or headphones
  5. Keep phone calls brief, talk in a low voice, don't use the speaker, mute the ringer
  6. Check that you have all of your belongings before leaving the train. Be alert for unattended bags or items
  7. Speed everyone's journey - exit by the center doors
  8. Stay on the curb until the bus pulls away

Market-Frankford Line and Broad Street Lines
  1. Ensure that strollers and shopping carts do not block the aisle and doorways
  2. Yield designated seats to Seniors & Disabled Riders
  3. Drinks in containers with a resealable lid and light, small snacks OK on board
  4. Don't share your music - use earbuds or headphones
  5. Keep phone calls brief, talk in a low voice, don't use the speaker, mute the ringer
  6. Check that you have all of your belongings before leaving the train. Be alert for unattended bags or items
  7. Do not block Operator Cab Door
  8. Do NOT move between cars

Trolley Lines (including Routes 101-102)
  1. Strollers & shopping carts may need to be folded depending on conditions (except wheelchair strollers)
  2. Yield designated seats to Seniors & Disabled Riders
  3. Drinks in containers with a resealable lid and light, small snacks OK on board
  4. Don't share your music - use earbuds or headphones
  5. Keep phone calls brief, talk in a low voice, don't use the speaker, mute the ringer
  6. Check that you have all of your belongings before leaving the Trolley. Be alert for unattended bags or items
  7. Stand behind the yellow line and move towards the back of the Trolley
  8. Stay on the curb until the Trolley pulls away

Norristown High Speed Line
  1. Strollers & shopping carts may need to be folded depending on conditions (except wheelchair strollers)
  2. Yield designated seats to Seniors & Disabled Riders
  3. Drinks in containers with a resealable lid and light, small snacks OK on board
  4. Don't share your music - use earbuds or headphones
  5. Keep phone calls brief, talk in a low voice, don't use the speaker, mute the ringer
  6. Check that you have all of your belongings before leaving the train. Be alert for unattended bags or items
  7. Stand behind the yellow line and move towards the back of the car
  8. Do NOT Trespass in the track area

Regional Rail
  1. Yield designated seats to Seniors & Disabled Riders
  2. Respect the QuietRide Car
  3. Don't share your music - use earbuds or headphones
  4. Keep phone calls brief, talk in a low voice, don't use the speaker, mute the ringer
  5. Check that you have all of your belongings before leaving the train. Be alert for unattended bags or items
  6. Do NOT move between cars
  7. Let others exit before boarding the train

Learn More about SEPTA Passenger Etiquette through our Dude It's Rude campaigns.