Friday, February 08, 2002

ARCHIVES - 2/8/02

Among the major highlights of the Feburary 10/11 schedule change:

ROUTE 1: Annual addition of service to accomodate seasonal IRS employees
ROUTE 14: Weekday peak service will operate to the new Marshall's Distribution Center off of Roosevelt Blvd, including two Friday night trips from Neshaminy to Frankford operating via Halderman
ROUTE 21: Revised weekday AM peak service between Penn's Landing and 69 St Terminal, including an added trip
ROUTE 25: Revised weekday PM peak service between Pier 70 and Frankford, including an added trip
ROUTE 27: Selected AM peak trips in both directions will bypass the Metroplex center in Plymouth Twp
ROUTE 42: Revised weekday AM peak service between Penn's Landing and 61 & Pine Sts, including an added trip
ROUTE 52: Trips operating between 48 St/Parkside Av and Chester Av will now terminate at Baltimore Av
ROUTE 60: The extended service via N Delaware Av and Wheatsheaf Ln - which was previously operated by Route 73 - is now officially listed on the timetable
ROUTE 64: Added weekday peak hour service, reducing headways to approximately 15 minutes
ROUTE 73: Tioga Marine Terminal service has been discontinued, replaced by Route 60
ROUTE 100: Peak hour service will be revised to improve express service between 69 St and Bryn Mawr; during peak hours, Bryn Mawr locals will depart 69 St Terminal 2 minutes after the Norristown Express trains leave, while locals to 69 St will depart Bryn Mawr 2 minutes after the express trains
ROUTE 104: Weekday PM schedules revised between 5:00pm and 6:00pm
ROUTE 109: Additional AM service to Springfield Mall; all trips departing Chester after 6:20am and trips departing 69 St Terminal after 7:30am will operate directly into Springfield Mall
ROUTE 112: Weeknight 10:30pm Lawrence Park to 69 St Terminal trip has been eliminated
Between 7:30pm and midnight, departure times between the 104, 109, and 113 at 69 St Terminal will be coordinated to leave at 12 or 42 minutes after the hour.
Routes 35, 77, 89, 103, 107, 115, 116, 118, and 305 are officially designated as bike-routes, equipped with bike racks capable of carrying up to two bicycles.
Routes 12, 24, 28, 39, 47m, 73, 80, 103, 107, 111, 115, 116, 118, 123, and 305 are now officially part of the wheelchair-route network.
The Center City District-sponsored $1.00 fare on Route 76/Center City Shopping Spree will be in effect at least until the June schedule change.

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