Friday, September 16, 2005

ACTION ALERT - Weekend MLK Drive Closures in Danger

ACTION ALERT! - Weekend MLK Drive Closures in Danger

On Wednesday, October 12 The Commissioners will vote to eliminate some or all the closures on Martin Luther King Drive (Formerly West River Drive).

The Bicycle Coalition will be responding with a statement in favor of the closures and getting as many people and organizations to sign on as we can. If you would like to help with the campaign, especially with outreach to community organizations and trail users, please contact the Bicycle Coalition via email or phone 215-BICYCLE.

The current closure schedule for MLK Drive is Saturdays and Sundays from April to October. The drive is closed from 7am to 5pm between the Falls Bridge and Sweetbriar Cutoff and from 7am to 12pm from the Sweetbriar Cutoff to the Art Museum.

Contact Info:
Fairmount Park Commission
City of Philadelphia
One Parkway, 10th Floor
1515 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1512

Tel 215-683-0200 General Information
Tel 215-683-0206 Carol Roache, Commission Secretary