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SEPTA Announces Boulevard Direct Bus Service Will Launch October 22

Transit News | October 11th, 2017

SEPTA has announced that Boulevard Direct, serving Roosevelt Boulevard between Frankford Transportation Center and the Neshaminy Mall, will officially launch Sunday, October 22, 2017.

This is the first route operating under the new SEPTA DIRECT BUS brand. This new route offers an efficient and reliable travel option with greater service frequency and fewer stops.

Boulevard Direct service will operate with a dedicated fleet of 60′ buses easily recognized by the new Direct Bus branding. The service will also feature enhanced stations at each stop with waiting shelters, benches, transit signage, and other customer amenities. The route map and timetable will also have the Direct Bus branding.

Boulevard Direct is an enhancement to the current Route 14 service, which will continue to operate along Roosevelt Boulevard. SEPTA will offer a free interchange at all designated Boulevard Direct Station stops (except Frankford Transportation Center) for connections to/from Route 14 service – for same direction of travel.

Please ask the operator for an interchange receipt when paying your fare; present your receipt when boarding your connecting Route 14 or Boulevard Direct trip. Customers traveling to Oxford Valley Mall can take a Boulevard Direct bus to Neshaminy Mall and use the free interchange to connect to a Route 14 bus. Regular transfers required for connection to all other SEPTA routes.