MARKET STREET WEST TRANSPORTATION STUDY
The study investigated current transit service and usage patterns. Results revealed the need for improved transit access west of 18th Street. Several alternative transit improvement proposals were developed to meet this need. After a two-stage analysis of the various transit proposals, the Study concluded that a new rapid transit station should be built to serve Market Street West on the Market/Frankford Line between the existing stations at 15th and 30th Streets. Various improvements to the subway-surface system, which is the only rail line that now penetrates the portion of the Study Area west of 18th Street, were also recommended.
- Prepared for Philadelphia Dept. of Public Property, PA. Prepared in cooperation with Wallace, McHarg, Roberts and Todd, Philadelphia, PA., and Urban Engineers, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Simpson and Curtin, Incorporated1405 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA United States 19102
Philadelphia Department of Public PropertyPhiladelphia, PA United States
Wallace, McHarg, Roberts and Todd1737 Chestnut
Philadelphia, PA United States
Urban Engineers, Incorporated19th and Delancey Place
Philadelphia, PA United States 19103
- Publication Date: 1978-3
- Pagination: 152 p.
- TRT Terms: Central business districts; Forecasting; Level of service; Light rail transit; Passengers; Planning; Rail transit stations; Railroad stations; Rapid transit; Subways; Travel demand; Urban development; Urban transportation
- Uncontrolled Terms: Services
- Geographic Terms: Pennsylvania
- Old TRIS Terms: Central city; Philadelphia transit system; Rapid transit railways
- Subject Areas: Operations and Traffic Management; Passenger Transportation; Planning and Forecasting; Public Transportation; Railroads; Society; Terminals and Facilities; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00199002
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-IT-09-0050-79-1Final Rpt.
- Files: NTIS, TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 7 1981 12:00AM