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Philadelphia In-Town Directions

Rally Address: The rally will be held outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on Arch Street between Broad and 13th Streets. If you need a validated address for GPS directions, use 1301 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Parking: We do not recommend attempting to park on the street in the vicinity of the rally. Please consult the Convention Center’s driving directions and list of nearby parking garages and lots.

This is a parking site where you can put in your location, and they’ll find the closest and cheapest parking options  http://philadelphia.bestparking.com/

The cheapest option is to park in a residential neighborhood and take public transit to the rally.

Public Transit: The rally is centrally located near major SEPTA public transit stops:

  • Broad St. Line Subway: City Hall stop
  • Market-Frankford Line Subway: 13th St.
  • All SEPTA Regional Rail Lines: Suburban Station

March End Point: Broad St. & Walnut St. ( 200 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102 )

Directions from all over the region

You can create or look for a carpool from anywhere:

Carpools

Here are great resources from many cities

Megabus

BoltBus

Amtrak

From NYC & NJ to Philly

Bus

Food and Water Watch Buses

Carpools

Train

Any city with an Amtrak station to Philadelphia 30th St. Station

NJ Transit + SEPTA =  Philly!
(From: Plug in your town. To: Your final destination will be Market East Station, Philadelphia. From there walk 3 blocks to the Rally outside the Convention Center.)

PATCO
(from NJ to 13th and Locust. Walk north on 13th until you see other people gathered to forge a brighter energy future at Arch St.)

Driving Directions

Map and Directions

From West Chester to Philly

  1. 104 Bus to 69th St. Station
  2. Market-Frankford El Train to 13th St. (Cost: $2)
  3. Get off at 13th St. walk north 2 blocks

Map and Directions

From North Central PA (Williamsport/Lewisburg/Lock Haven et. al.)

Bus

http://www.susquehannabus.com/locations.asp (Picks up all over the region.)

Driving

Map and Directions

From North Eastern Pa to Philadelphia

Bus

Martz

Driving

Map and Directions

From State College, Pa to Philadelphia

Bus

Megabus

Driving

Map and Directions

From Western PA to Philadelphia

Map and directions

From Wilmington, Delaware

Map and Direction

From Dover, De

Map and Direction

From Baltimore/Eastern MD to Philadelphia

Bus

Megabus (The Megabus pick-up is at the White Marsh Mall.)

Driving

Directions and Map

From Western MD to Philadelphia

Map and Directions

DC to Philadelphia

Train

Amtrak to MFL

Maps and Directions

Richmond, VA to Philadelphia

Amtrak to MFL

Map and Directions

Charlottesville, VA to Philadelphia

Amtrak

Map and Directions

Blacksburg, VA to Philadelphia

Map and Directions

North East Ohio

Maps and Directions

Central Ohio

Maps and Directions


Frequently Asked Logistics Questions

  • What time should we aim to arrive? Rally starts at noon, but 11am is better, in case you hit traffic!
  • Where should my bus drop people off? The rally will be on Arch St between Broad and 13th. Buses can drop off anywhere they want, but one of three locations is ideal: on Broad St., between Arch and Race, on 13th St., somewhere between Market and Race, on Arch St., east of 13th St., as close to 13th St. as the bus can get.
  • Do we need a parking permit for the bus? Yes. It is $20 and can be purchased the day of the event, without reservation. Bus parking is at the Callowhill Bus Center, which is on Callowhill b/w Columbus Blvd. & Front St. They have a break room for drivers there. See http://www.philadelphiausa.travel/group-tour-planners/planning-tools/transportation/motorcoach-info/bus-parking/ for more information.
  • Where should the bus pick people up? The march will disperse at 3pm at 200 S. Broad St (Broad and Walnut). If you’re leaving immediately following the march, the bus should pick your group up on the southbound curb of Broad St., between Spruce and Pine, in front of Kimmel Center.
  • What time should we depart? If you’re leaving after the march, 3:15 would be a good pickup time.  If you’re staying for the Interfaith Blessing of the Waters, which starts at 5pm at Arch St. Methodist Church, 7pm or later would be ideal.
  • Should we stay for Friday Sept. 21st? Yes, Friday morning there will be a non-violent intervention. Followed by two conferences.

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