Support for the Newtown Rail line
Since late 2009, the Pennsylvania Transit Expansion coalition has united residents, businesses and municipalities in support for reinstating rail service on the Newtown line.
Who will support this politically?
PA-TEC has found that this project has bipartisan political support throughout the region. Why?
Because this is a good infrastructure project that will create jobs, and upon completion, transport residents to jobs.
In addition to the supporters listed on our petition, the Newtown project is supported by the following groups and organizations:
BPG Management Company, Yardley PA
Nicole Polk Photography, Holland PA
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Holy Redeemer Hospital
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Division 61
Inernational Brotherhood of Teamsters
SEPTA General Committee of Adjustment
Pennsylvania State Legislative Board-BLET
United Transit Workers 1594
Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition
Tri-State Citizens Council on Transportation
Elkins Park Neighborhood Association
Cheltenham Chamber of Citizens
Reiker's Meats (Fox Chase)
Color Me Mine (Newtown Borough)
Municipal SupportersThe following municipalities have adopted resolutions supporting commuter rail service on the Newtown-Fox Chase line.
Lower Makefield Township
Upper Southampton Township