Since its inception in June 2013, theconnector commuter shuttle service has provided over 50,000 rides to employees looking for a safe and reliable alternative to driving to work in KOP. In April 2017, KOP-BID conducted a ridership survey to gain valuable insight about the service to increase efficiencies and use.
The results proved that theconnector is an important transportation alternative to hundreds working in KOP.
The extension will provide a convenient, reliable, and efficient transit service to destinations throughout the region, and provide improved access for communities along the current line. All stations will be fully compliant with the Americans with Disability (ADA) Act, and the project will support increased walkability in Upper Merion Township, as well as help reduce overall travel times. Once complete, the project will promote and strengthen regional growth, and support multimodal transportation improvements (such as sidewalks, crosswalks and bike lanes) for residents, commuters, shoppers, students and visitors.
We are excited to welcome GeoBlue to theconnector shuttle service, effective as of June 5! Due to the addition, the Radial shuttle stop at 935 First Avenue has moved from the North Entrance to the South Entrance.
The new stop at GeoBlue is be serviced by shuttles on both the Norristown and Wayne routes.
“I endorse the King of Prussia Rail project. There are over 7,500 employees who work at King of Prussia Mall as well as 20M visitors who frequent the mall each year. The rail extension would reduce travel time for both employees and customers as well as reduce congestion in the area.”
– Robert Hart, General Manager
Simon Property Group, King of Prussia Mall
“I fully support the decision to extend the rail line. I want KOP accessible to those who don’t have cars, and I also would be happy if the traffic congestion were to lessen in my hometown.”
– Dennis B.
“King of Prussia District strongly endorses SEPTA’s King of Prussia Rail project. This critical infrastructure investment will provide a much needed alternate mode of travel to the largest employment and commercial center in the suburban Philadelphia region”
-Eric Goldstein, Executive Director
King of Prussia District
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