Thursday, November 11, 2004

SEPTA Bike on Bus Changes

Nov. 21 and 22 SEPTA will be issuing new schedules for some of its suburban routes. Several routes will be added to the bike accessible network.

Most importantly
Perkiomen Trail Access
91 Norristown TC to Graterford (Saturdays only) At Graterford Road in Graterford
93 Norristown to Pottstown – At Main near 3rd (Wawa)

These routes cross the Perkiomen Trail so you can now officially take the train to Norristown then take a bus to the Perkiomen Trail and ride back into the city.

Just west of Pottstown is the unpaved and partially completed Thun Trail which combined with local roads will get you to the outskirts of Reading. Map

92 Exton Square to West Chester – Finally bike on bus service to West Chester via the R5 at Exton
109 – Chester to 69th St the most frequent service along Baltimore Pike and Chester Rd Corridors (every15 to 20 minutes).
– Chester – Elwyn to Penn State Delco R2 or R3 connection that will take you close to Tyler Arboretum and Ridley Creek SP.
130 - Franklin Mills to Newtown, R3 connection at Langhorne route ends at Bucks County College directly adjacent to the Tyler State Park Paths
204 – Paoli Train Station to Lionville – This route takes you out to the rhuburbs, Eagleview you can ride to the Struble Trail from here via Eagleview Rd.

These routes will also be bike accessible
117, 118, 128, 314, 131