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Philly Free Streets brings car-free party to Broad Street

Road closures will affect hospital parking

Philly Free Streets will take place on Saturday, August 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia that temporarily closes streets to cars, inviting people to walk, bike and play. The route is 8 miles round trip, and connects City Hall and Erie Avenue on North Broad Street. There is no formal start or stop location.

The Philly Free Streets route will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday, August 11.

Since this will affect the use of our garage entrance/exit, please note employees/visitors can access/exit our garage, using the North Broad Street curb ramp until 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 11. To enter/exit the garage, people should use Venango Street. An officer will be posted at Venango and Germantown, and will support with using the one-way street as a two-way local street until 7:30 a.m.

After 7:30 a.m., there will be no use of our garage until after the street has been reopened.

We are encouraging you to use the Temple University Hospital, Ontario Street garage.

Roads will be opened as they are serviced and cleaned. All event-related road closures will be lifted no later than 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 11.

Read more about the parking, street closure and transit information for Philly Free Streets.

In addition to activities outside our building, view a listing of all of the programming along the route.

People are encouraged to join the route by taking SEPTA’s Broad Street Line anywhere between City Hall and Erie stations, or by getting off the Market-Frankford El at City Hall. Learn more or follow @PhillyFreeSts on Twitter.

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