betPARX Casino & Sportsbook, one of the leading mobile Casino and Sportsbook apps, is ensuring Eagles fans get home safely this football season by partnering with SEPTA to provide free rides home from the NRG Station on the Broad Street Line after every Eagles home game this season, including this Friday’s pre-season match-up against the New York Jets.
“We are excited for football season and are thrilled at the opportunity to partner with SEPTA to offer complimentary rides home throughout the entire football season” said Matthew Cullen, Senior Vice President of betPARX. “It’s our commitment to the Philadelphia sports fan to bring the action of the game to the palm of their hand. We want everyone to enjoy the thrill of the game responsibility by taking advantage of the free rides home program this football season.”
Free rides provided exclusively by betPARX Casino & Sportsbook and SEPTA begin this Friday, August 12th at 9:30 pm and run through midnight. Kickoff at the Linc is at 7:30 pm. The Free Rides Program is aimed at offering a safe and convenient post-game travel options for fans.
SEPTA will accommodate passengers traveling to the game with a total of 10 trains on the Broad Street Line to NRG Station. Six Sports Express trips will run every 10 minutes departing Fern Rock Station beginning at 6 pm. Fans will also find Local and Express trains waiting for them at NRG Station after the game.
“SEPTA is excited to partner with betPARX to provide free rides home for Friday night’s game,” said SEPTA CEO and General Manager Leslie S. Richards. “SEPTA is a great option, offering fans safe and convenient travel on the Broad Street Line and connecting services.”
The Broad Street Line provides convenient service to Eagles games and other big events for riders throughout the region. There is a free transfer to the Broad Street Line from the Market-Frankford Line and City Trolley routes at 15th Street/City Hall, and it is just a short walk from Regional Rail stations in Center City. It also connects to bus routes that provide service throughout the city and region, and it is easily accessible from the PATCO High Speed Line for riders from South Jersey.
To speed their trips to the game, SEPTA riders are encouraged to load funds on a SEPTA Key card before their travel or purchase a one-way Quick Trip ticket for travel to NRG Station. For more information about the SEPTA Key, visit www.septa.org/key.
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PR contact: Matthew Cullen
For more information about SEPTA, including schedules and trip planning tools, visit www.septa.org, and follow @SEPTA for real-time travel updates. Please note: Regular fares will apply for all Broad Street Line travel to the game.
SEPTA Contact: John Golden, SEPTA Media Relations (215) 580-7842, JGolden@SEPTA.org