you're right; that area near the Girard stop is turning into an entertainment district with several different venues and options, and this new project, if approved and built to full development, would only add to it.
Originally Posted by New2Fishtown
i wonder if that trolley on Market East that then runs north and south on Delaware Ave would be even more useful as more residents and such businesses come up in that whole area and further up along the waterfront. That trolley would make more sense with more and more people living, working, and playing there. I wonder how it would compare to the current Girard Ave trolley...I've never had the reason to use that trolley since it's just easy for me to take the El instead.
most people hated the idea of that trolley because it is redundant to the el along Market East, but if we have dense new development along the river, that or some configuration of a dedicated ROW light rail line might be good considering Obama Admin's new transit policy of funding projects/new starts that help urban density.
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