Getting There: The ISEPTAPHILLY Blog

Route of the Week - R

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This week we are exploring SEPTA’s Route R, which travels from Wissahickon Transportation Center to Frankford Transportation Center. The Route R is one of seven lettered bus routes in the SEPTA System. This route is one of SEPTA’s Nite Owl Buses, running 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

On a typical weekday, the Route R carries 9,927 passengers and travels 1,879 miles during its 221 trips. On its 8.5-mile route, the R connects with many other SEPTA Buses and Lines. At Wissahickon Transportation Center, the Route R connects with nine bus routes and the Manayunk/Norristown Line. At Frankford Transportation Center, the Route R connects with the Market-Frankford Line and 16 bus routes.

Whether you’re headed to work, play, or anywhere in between, hop the Route R and let SEPTA be your ride!

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