Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties
Station Now Fully Accessible Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
March 02, 2020
SEPTA gathered with local officials and community members to celebrate the recently completed modernization of Exton Station on the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail Line.
The Exton Station Reconstruction Project received funding from Act 89 of 2013, which has supported transportation infrastructure improvement projects throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
"Dedicated state funding from Act 89 is critical in preserving the transit system for future generations," said SEPTA Board Chairman Pasquale T. Deon Sr. "We value the strong partnerships we have at the federal, state, and local level."
Construction was completed in phases to minimize the impact on customers. SEPTA worked in close coordination with PennDOT, Amtrak, West Whiteland Township and other stakeholders throughout the project. A major focus of the project were improvements that deliver full accessibility, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
"The Exton Station Reconstruction project has transformed an aging station into a vision of modern transportation," said SEPTA General Manager Leslie S. Richards. "We are proud to now provide full accessibility to all riders, as well as a number of other improvements that will enhance safety and the overall customer experience."
The Exton Station Reconstruction Project resulted in a complete renewal of station facilities, including:
The Exton Station Reconstruction Project was part of SEPTA's overall "Rebuilding the System" program, which is addressing long-needed upgrades to infrastructure and fleets throughout the Transit and Regional Rail systems. For more information, visit www.septa.org/rebuilding. For the latest SEPTA news and press releases, go to @SEPTANews or visit https://septa.org/media/releases/.
Today #SEPTA gathered with local officials to celebrate the recently completed modernization of Exton Station on the @SEPTA_PAO Regional Rail Line. A major focus of the project were improvements that deliver full accessibility. @_LeslieRichards @SEPTAPHILLY @SEPTA_SOCIAL pic.twitter.com/f2XMuaITF2— SEPTA Media Relations (@SEPTANews) March 2, 2020