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Public Property: Transit Operations Division

[Record Group 82-6]

82-6.1 Files
3 cu.ft., no index
Includes reports, correspondence, memos concerning transit facilities' inspections, correctional actions, maintenance, operations schedules and changes, service interruptions and complaints, fares, traffic counts, payments by Philadelphia Transportation Company to City; lease agreements, City and PTC; reports of accidents on transit properties; materials concerning Department's and Division's capital budget and acquisition of transit equipment, particularly of subway cars; PTC Board of Directors' meeting minutes March 26, April 23, May 16, June 25, 1963; February 25, April 28, August 27, November 24, December 8, 1964; March 5, 1965; also PTC news releases 1953, 1956-1964; and Proposed Atlantic City-Cherry Hill-Philadelphia International Airport Commuter Line, January 1970; statistics and testimony relative to the PTC 1952 Rate Case; passenger statistics 1947-1956; minutes of meetings relative to the Penns Landing Development, 1972-1974; turnstile register numbers for the Broad Street Subway, Market Street Elevated and Bridge Line; a PTC-City joint inspection report, 1960; Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority scheme alignment maps prepared by Urban Engineers Inc. 1975; statistics of revenues, expenditures, passenger use and purchased electric power of the Broad Street Subway; correspondence with Kuljian, Deleuw and Cather, Consulting Engineers; intradepartmental memos; conference notes, agendas and plans relative to the extension of the Broad Street Subway and minutes and agendas of meetings of the Committees on Highway Plans and Transit Plans; reports of the Technical Advisory Committee and publications of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission; outline of the Engineering Features of the South Street Extension of Philadelphia's Broad Street Subway, 1967.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
82-6.2 South Broad Street Extension. Preliminary Plans
1 volume, no index
Extension runs from Synder Avenue to Pattison Avenue. City Project 20-560-1-1. A joint venture by H. A. Kuljian and Company, Engineers and Architects, and DeLeuw, Cather & Company, Engineers.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
82-6.3 Transit System Weekly Inspection Reports
1 cu.ft., no index
Each report includes the date of the report, name of inspector, identification of transit facility inspected, date inspected, comments, and total number of hours worked by inspector.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
82-6.4 Engineering Proposals
1970-1971, 1973-1975
15 volumes, index
Proposals prepared by engineering firms and submitted at the request of the Department of Public Property. Included are proposals for the new sub-station at 33rd and Market Streets, 1970; the proposed High Speed Line to Philadelphia International Airport, 1971; construction phase services for the Center City Commuter Rail Connection, ca. 1975; the 13th Street Station extension, concourse, and underpass, 1973; proposals, by nine different contractors, of replacement alternatives for the Frankford Rapid Transit Line.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
82-6.5 Reports
1970-1973, 1975-1976
12 volumes, partial index
includes pamphlet concerning the extension of the Broad Street Subway, Snyder to Oregon avenues (1970?); the Report on the Proposed City-Cherry Hill- Philadelphia Airport Commuter Line, January 10, 1970; Joint Development: Philadelphia, a study of multiple use of the Delaware Expressway Right-of-Way, February 1971; SEPTA-NJDOT Schematic Table of Contents, August 21, 1972; Final Report on Schematic Phase of Permanent Graphics South Broad Street Subway, August 22, 1972; Preliminary Report, Graphics 15th Street Subway City Hall West Plaza, November 8, 1972; a study of the feasibility of alternative plans for Airport to Center City Railroad Service, April 1973; Center City Commuter Connection, Schedule Analysis Report, August 31, 1973; The Gallery at Market East; Overview, ca. 1975; Final Report SEPTA Commuter Rail Station Improvement Study, January 23, 1975; SEPTA-City Transit Division Operating Analysis, Comparison with Other Authorities, March 27, 1975; South Broad Street Concourse, Summary Report, June 1976.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
82-6.6 Reports & Publications Received
53 volumes, 1 cu.ft.,
Pennsylvania. Department of Transportation. Review of the United States Railroad Association Preliminary Assistance Plan. 26 April 1975 & 23 June 1975
Pennsylvania. Department of Transportation. New Directions for PennDOT, a Fiscal Task Force Review. 7 April 1976
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Capital Budgets. 1976-1977 and Capital Programs, 1975/1980, 1976/1981
Penn Central Transportation Company Situation Reports, 25 March 1975-22 March 1976
David A. Crane & Associates, Bicentennial Graphics Study 1 June 1975
Alan M. Voorhees & Associates, Travel Demand Analysis, Philadelphia Bicentennial February 1976
Proceedings of the First and Second International Conference on Urban Transportation Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Urban Transportation in the Delaware Valley February 1972
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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