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Arrott Transportation Center

We call it the Margaret-Orthodox stop but SEPTA seems to named it the Arrott Transportation Center.  In either case it is finally going to be upgraded.  This will actually be the second time around but this time they are going to do it right.  For those of us old enough to remember it got a make over maybe back in the 80s that was not entirely satisfactory. Paul Nussbaum, Inquirer staff writer, gives the story at this link.

SEPTA says this on their web site:

Work includes major ADA enhancements with the installation of a new elevator from street level to platform level and two elevators from platform level to the east station overpass, construction of new platforms, tactile platform edging, handrails, guard rails, and new curb ramps and sidewalk paving. Station improvements include repair/replacement of stairways, new metal panels and tile wall finishes, roof replacement, new signage, lighting, and painting, new customer amenities including benches and trash receptacles, Art in Transit installation, new life safety, security and communications systems, new transformers, and new emergency generator. Project also includes ADA enhancements.

Look forward to it in the Spring.