Shale Gas Outrage Water DriveArch Street Methodist Church 55 N Broad St Philadelphia, PA 19107
Freedom from Fracking conferenceFriends Center
1501 Cherry St. Philadelphia, PA 19102
Directions from the Arch Street Methodist Church to the Friends Center
Greyhound Lines, (215) 931-4075
SEPTA, (215) 580-7800
NJ Transit, (800) 772-2222
From the New Jersey Turnpike exit the New Jersey turnpike at Exit 4. Follow Route 73 North to the merger with Route 90. Take Route 90 across the Betsy Ross Bridge and follow signs to I-95 south to Philadelphia. Then follow the directions below to Friends Center from I-95.
From either 1-95 or I-76 get onto the I-676 Vine Street Expressway
I-676 Eastbound exit to the right for Broad Street/Central Philadelphia. At the end of the ramp turn right onto 15th Street heading south. Friends Center is two blocks ahead on the right. Turn left into the parking lot just past Race Street.
I-676 Westbound exit to the right for Broad Street/Central Philadelphia. At the end of the ramp, you will be on 15th Street headed south. Friends Center is two blocks ahead on the right. Turn left into the parking lot just past Race Street.
Discounted parking is available on the east side of 15th Street, between Race & Cherry Street. Take your parking ticket with you, and ask the Friends Center receptionist to stamp it for the validated parking rate of $10.00 for the day.
Parking Lots and Garages
You can find everything you need about parking in Philadelphia at the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s official website., Find a parking lot or garage near your destination (an attraction, hotel or neighborhood. You can type in a specific address or choose from a list of popular attractions. Then you can compare nearby garages by their hours and rates.
Meters and Smart Cards
Additionally, Philadelphia has over 7,000 metered and non-metered timed spaces in Center City. There are several thousand additional spaces throughout the city. Meter rates vary per hour depending upon whether the meter is in a central location. Meter times vary from 1 – 4 hours.
Please pay attention to the posted meter and regulation signs. The red signs will tell you when you can’t park, the green signs will tell you when and how long you can park.