Spring Mill Area Multi-Modal and Land Use Study

Background & Introduction:

The Multi-Modal Connections Study of Washington Street and the Riverfront of Spring Mill Station, is being conducted to improve a regionally important junction of pedestrian, bicycle, vehicle, and commuter-train transportation options. This junction is located in the Spring Mill area of Whitemarsh, along the Schuylkill River, and the Schuylkill River Trail (SRT), the Manayunk/Norristown Line SEPTA suburban commuter regional rail station, and the main roads of Hector, Lee and Washington streets. This study is funded by a Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI) Grant through Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC).

 

Steering Committee Meeting #1 –

The Steering Committee held their first meeting (virtually) on September 23rd, 2021. Members were introduced to the project team, one another, and the study goals. Members were presented with  a draft of the site analysis plan and sample questions to be used for the public survey.  Members were given the opportunity to ask questions about the project and were asked to provide feedback on the documents in the coming weeks.

 

Steering Committee Meeting #2 & Site Walk –

The second steering committee meeting was held on October 4th, 2021 and centered around a site walk which concluded with a meeting to debrief the site observations at Spring Mill Fire Company.  The steering committee walked from Spring Mill Fire Company up North Lane and back down to the end of Station Ave. where it meets up with the Spring Mill SEPTA station and continued down Washington Street from there. The committee discussed challenges, potential design solutions, and asked questions about next steps as they debriefed the meeting.


Steering Committee Meeting #3 –

The Steering Committee will hold their third meeting (virtually) on Monday, November 29th, 2021 at 05:30 PM. 

 

Steering Committee Meeting #4 –

The Steering Committee will hold their fourth meeting (virtually) on Thursday, January 10th, 2022 at 5:30 PM.

 

Virtual Public Presentation & Listening Session

Time: December 6th, 2021 06:00 PM -7:30 PM

Whitemarsh Township, in conjunction with Gilmore & Associates, Inc., invites members of the public who live and/or work in and around The Spring Mill Area, Whitemarsh Township, to participate in the Virtual Public Presentation & Listening Session for the Spring Mill Area Multimodal and Land Use Study, on Monday, December 6th, 2021, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm, via the Zoom platform. In order to participate in the public meeting, please register an e-mail address through the "Zoom Public Presentation & Listening Session Registration" button, located below. Once you've registered, an e-mailed invitation containing the Zoom meeting information, will be sent to the e-mail address you provided.

 

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