September 2, 2014
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's primary mass transit agency
is embarrassed about a discount pass it sold that features a
picture of New York City.
The pass is marked with the logo for Philly Beer Week, a
festival celebrating local breweries and taverns. The Southeastern
Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is selling the pass to
discourage people from driving from one event to another during the
A spokeswoman for the agency, Jerri Williams, says transit
officials liked the look of the pass but didn't realize the stock
photo was of the wrong city. New passes are being printed.
The festival runs March 6 to March 15.