Reading Viaduct would be transformed under plan

Leah Murphy, an urban planner with Interface Studio, discusses conceptual designs for abandoned railways in the city with host Dave Heller. Transforming the right-of-ways into greenways could start on a section of the Reading Viaduct known as the SEPTA Spur. That part of the network functions like a ramp, which could lift people unto a renovated area of the elevated railway. Proponents of the plan liken it to the highly successful High Line elevated park in New York City.

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