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30th Street Station is getting a facelift, and as part of the comment and recommendation process around that, we’ve proposed at least 300 additional parking spaces underneath SEPTA Regional Rail and

“We recommend that the Plaza incorporate rolling access to the areas where bicycle parking will be located,” wrote Sarah Clark Stuart in a letter to Senior Manager Natlie Shieh. “A designated route for cyclists from the City’s street grid to the planned bike parking facility is important as cyclists will most likely not willingly dismount and walk their bikes. We acknowledge that routing cyclists through the plaza with directional signs or pavement markings to separate cyclists and pedestrians is difficult.”

See the entire letter below, the recommendations of which largely come from bike parking spaces in Scandinavia.

30th District Plaza Comment Letter_sm by Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia on Scribd

Randy LoBasso


Randy LoBasso is the policy director at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.

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