‘Spring Garden Greenway’ Seen for Cyclists, Walkers

May 1, 2015 The Philadelphia Inquirer
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Government planners fanned out along Spring Garden Street on Thursday to consider replacing its median with a bicycle pathway.

Armed with clipboards and checklists, the federal, state, and local planners were taking the first step toward creating an $8 million, 2.2-mile-long “Spring Garden Greenway” that would connect to paths along the Schuylkill and the Delaware River.

Thursday’s assessment “will really help to lift this project and give it momentum,” said Patrick Starr, executive vice president of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, which is seeking a $900,000 grant from the state to advance the project…

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