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6/16/16

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Final Plans for Ambitious 30th Street Station District Unveiled

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Source: Curbed Philadelphia

The final 30th Street Station District Plan was released this morning, boy oh boy is it a doozy. The 190-page document outlines the city’s ambitious mission to create a new pedestrian-friendly neighborhood, transform the city’s main transportation hub, and build wide swaths of open space for Philly...

After multiple revisions, here’s what the city has in store, whittled down to the very, very basics:

  • 18 million square feet of new development
  • Plans to double 30th Street Station's current capacity to accommodate 20 to 25 million passenger trips per year
  • 40 acres of open space

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