Take back your commute!
What words come to mind when you think "Traffic?" Snarled. Jammed. Crawled. Stand-still. These are terrible ways to start and end each day. But we have a solution. Rather than book-ending your day with aggravation, view that as time that can be spent reading an actual book! Or texting with friends. Or playing a game. Or just relaxing and tuning out (remember that New Year's Resolution to meditate for a few minutes each day? It's not too late to start).
The answer is SEPTA. On SEPTA's Regional Rail, your time is your own. It won't matter if there's construction ahead that's causing two lanes of angry, tired drivers to merge into one, because you'll sitting on a train, doing whatever you'd like to be doing with this free time you suddenly have in your mornings and evenings.
And it's gotten even easier. SEPTA Key is expanding to Regional Rail! Which means, if you have not yet gotten a SEPTA Key Card (for your subway, bus, and trolley travels), it's time to make the switch. Select Zone 4 Regional Rail stations are now Key accessible with Monthly and Weekly passes. And Zone 3 Regional Rail Key accessibility begins October 1 (Zones 1 & 2 are soon to follow). And with your hands-free from a steering wheel, you'll be free to register and reload your SEPTA Key while you ride!
So take it easy on tanks of gas. Relax on that road rage. Take back your commute, and let SEPTA's Regional Rail be your ride.