[vcf-midatlantic] getting to Philly

VAXman at tmesis.org VAXman at tmesis.org
Sun Nov 6 05:12:54 EST 2016


Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic writes: 

>> It's about a 2-hour drive from NYC, but that's a much longer trip if
>you don't have a car. 
>
>I found it took about 2 hours to get from Elizabeth NJ to center city
>Philly regardless of vehicle. 
>
>1) NJ transit's Trenton train links to SEPTA's R7 at the same platform.
>Or has the train designation changed? Does not matter during the SEPTA
>strike. 
>
>2) drive to PATCO for free parking, take train into Philly. No tolls, no
>parking fees. 
>
>3) drive into Philly, pay bridge toll, make wrong turn, get into maze of
>one way streets with stop signs at every corner, bla bla bla 

I go to Philly often and, in fact, I'll be going there this Sunday evening.
I never pay any tolls -- bridge or otherwise.  I-195/I-95.  If discussing
getting to InfoAge from Philly, I-195 leads to Rt. 18 and then, it's only 
a couple (2) miles north on Rt. 18.  Fairly direct IMO.




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