SEPTA is Coming to Your Neighborhood to Talk About the Bus Revolution

by | November 1, 2022 | News | 0 comments

Guest blogpost written by Yasha Zarrinkelk, Advocacy Director of Transit Forward Philadelphia

This is your chance to share IN PERSON feedback on SEPTA’s Draft Bus Network! Don’t forget to mark your calendar with the date of the Open House happening in your neighborhood.

SEPTA’s Bus Revolution Draft Network is the result of input, engagement, and listening – over the past year – from riders and potential riders, community members, residents, and others across the city about needed changes. Guided by the project’s goals to put the rider first, increase access to opportunity, and build trust with reliable service, SEPTA is now launching its new proposed network and wants to hear input from the community.

The Bus Revolution team will host over 20 events, including in-person Open Houses and virtual Community Conversations, and hear from riders, potential riders, and residents.


Each Open House will feature information boards displaying key features of the proposals, focusing on the potential local impacts of these changes. SEPTA’s fall fest-themed Open Houses will also feature local resource tables, fun activities for all ages, and local entertainment/food. By attending, you will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win prizes such as gift cards and tickets to sporting events!

Stop by an Open House to make your voice heard and tell SEPTA what you think:

  • 10/28 Fri, 5:30–8 pm: Finnegan Recreation Center, 1231 S 30th St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
  • 11/3 Thu, 10 am–2 pm: PEAK Center – North Penn Commons, 606 E Main St Suite 1003, Lansdale, PA 19446
  • 11/3 Thu, 4–6 pm: Chester City Hall Community Room, 1 E 4th St, Chester, PA 19013
  • 11/5 Sat, 1–3:30 pm: East Passyunk Community Center, 1025 Mifflin St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • 11/9 Wed, 3–5 pm: Lucien Blackwell Community Center, 761 N 47th St, Philadelphia, PA, 19139
  • 11/10 Thu, 12-3:30 pm: Bucks County Community College – Bristol Campus, 1304 Veterans Hwy, Bristol, PA 19007
  • 11/10 Thu, 5–7:30 pm: Kingsessing Recreation Center, 4901 Kingsessing Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143
  • 11/12 Sat, 2:30–4:30 pm: Upper Darby Free Library Municipal Branch, 501 Bywood Ave, Upper Darby, PA 19082
  • 11/15 Tue, 5:30–7:30 pm: Lower Merion Administration Building, 75 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003
  • 11/16 Wed, 12–4 pm: Indian Valley Public Library, 100 E Church Rd Ave, Telford, PA 18969
  • 11/16 Wed, 6–8 pm: The Liacouras Center, Fox-Gittis Room, 1776 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19121
  • 11/30 Wed, 6–8 pm: Esperanza Arts Center, Gran Salon, 4261 N 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
  • 12/1 Thurs, 6-8 pm: Greater Olney Library, 5501 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19120
  • 12/6 Tues, 5:30-7:30 pm: Wolcoff Auditorium, Roxborough Memorial Hospital, 5800 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • 12/8 Thu, 5:30–7:30 pm: SEPTA, 1234 Market St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

 

Interested in hosting a Bus Revolution community event with your neighborhood or business association?
Want to help pass out flyers and postcards to your friends and local businesses?
Email yasha@transitforwardphilly.org to learn more

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