This week, we’re exploring the Route 96! SEPTA’s Route 96 is a Suburban Division Bus Route that runs between Lansdale and Norristown Transportation Center. The Route 96 runs seven days a week, making 65 trips each weekday, 36 trips each Saturday, and 32 trips each Sunday. On a typical weekday, this route carries 1,583 passengers and travels 2,132 miles.
SEPTA’s Route 96 was established on March 7, 1977, as one of SEPTA’s original Frontier bus routes. Originally, service operated only as far north as Penn Square but was extended to the Lansdale on March 18, 1978.
The Route 96 connects with a number of different SEPTA lines along its 16.4-mile route. At Norristown Transportation Center, riders can connect with the Norristown High Speed Line, the Manayunk/Norristown Line, or eight other bus routes. The Route 96 also services Lansdale and North Wales stations on the Lansdale/Doylestown Regional Rail Line.