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The Traffic & Transportation Game Plan

We know transportation and traffic is critical to a project like this – NBA surveys show that fan experience getting to and from games at the Wells Fargo Center consistently ranks towards the bottom of the league. That’s why we’ve centered the arena around the region's biggest public transit hub, engaged experts to analyze drive times and parking capacity, and created a plan that will make getting to and from arena events easier than ever.

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The Downtown Location Makes Sense.

The new location has direct access to every major train line in the city.

Train times are significantly shorter than the drive time to Wells Fargo Center.

Substantial parking capacity exists to handle the anticipated demand, with shorter walking distances than Wells Fargo.

50% of visitors are expected to travel by public transit or walking to 76Place (more than double Wells Fargo Center).

Direct Train Access

Taking the train to 76 Place will be 40 minutes quicker on average than driving to Wells Fargo Center.

people are already
in center city

The largest percentage of Uber riders traveling to Wells Fargo Center came from Center City.

Cell phone data shows a significant portion of visitors to WFC work in an around Center City.

Center City is the perfect location

Market East has historically served as the gateway to Philly’s business, shopping and entertainment district. Recent experiences confirm Center City has the capacity to handle large events.

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Existing Garages Have Capacity

We've surveyed garages and worked with operators to understand availability of parking in the area and found that there are plenty of nearby spaces available during event times (+5,600) to meet the expected need (3,100):


spaces throughout 29 garages.


spaces available during event times.


anticipated parking demand

Center City Can Handle The Traffic.

Center City is easier to Get To.

CENTER CITY just makes sense.

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