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mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm MM Hfi 'WtfWP !WW W" l IWlJ!IMWlP"Jfl'IWH (fiiimUJiNimi'" EVENING LEDGEE-PniLADELPHIA, THUKSDAY, NOVEMBEB 5, 1914 CUTS NORTHWEST SECTIONS DEMAND TIME-SAVING TRANSIT TRAMT HEEDS OF NORTHWEST ARE PRESSING iRoxborough, Manayunk and rails or bchuylkul Isolated From Other Parts of City by Slow and Costly Car Service. Cormantown, Also, Will Profit Qroatly by Adoption of High Speed Program, Free Trans fers and Five-Cent Rides. Upon the adoption of the transit pro gram, which has been arranged botweon Director Taylor and tho management of tho Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, the present exchango ticket will bo wiped out, as provided, and free transfers be tween surface lines, and between surfaco lines and rapid transit lines will bo Issued Instead. Passengers traveling within tho north west section and between tho northwest section and other sections of tho city pay (208,000 a year for exchango tickets. Thoy will bo relieved of this clmrgo under tho terms of the transit program. Tho northwest section la bounded by the Schuylkill River on tho west and southwest, Callowhlll street on tho south, 20th street on tho east, and on the north and northeast by Hunting Park avenue and a line drawn .In a northwesterly di rection from 20th street and Hunting Park avenue, praotlcally on the line of Wls sahlckon avonuo to tho County Line, separating Roxborough from German town. This section was Included In the recent article on North Philadelphia, but there are certain features which were not cov ered In that article. HAVE PASSENGERS $203,000 YEARLY. The first feature Is the saving of 1203.000 a year to passengers within nnd traveling to and from tho northwestern section by tho elimination of the exchange ticket on surface lines as stated. Upon completion of tho Brood street subway, under the terms of ttio transit program, the residents of the northwest section will bo enabled to tako tho near est east and west surface lino leading to a station on the Broad street subway, transfer at that point to tho high-speed system, travel thence on transfer In a forward direction, directly or by addi tional transfer, to any station on the existing or recommended high-speed sys tem penetrating every Important section of Philadelphia, and upon leaving the high-speed system tako an additional free transier on tho surface lino leading from tho station1 In a forward direction to point of destination, making the cntlro journey described for ono 5-cent fare To -illustrate this, under the terms of JCSo transit program tho people of Mana- yunK ana me r ans 01 me scnuymiu win bo able to take tho present Allegheny avenue line (extended) to tho Allegheny avenue station on the Broad street sub way and thus avail themseUes of the use ot the high-speed system pending the con struction of the Parkway subway and elevated leading through tho northwest section to Roxborough. WHEN PARKWAY SUBWAY IS DONE. Upon tho construction of the Parkway subway and northwest elevated, the people of Manayunk and Roxborough will be enabled to take the present Alle gheny avenue line (extended) to a sta tion on the northwest elevated at or near 20th and Allegheny avenue. Director Taylor has recommonded prompt completion of Henry avenue from 29th and Allegheny avenue to Rox borough, Including the construction ot the Henry avenue bridge over the valley of the Wlssahlckon. He has also recommended that a branch surface lino be extended from the present Allegheny avenue line over Henry avenue to Roxborough p nUlni the completion of the northwest ele line. This surface line will enable the people of Roxborough to reach the Broad and Allegheny avenue station on the Broad street subway and travel thence to any - point on the high-speed lines as above a ted, with the privilege of taking an dditlonal surface car line leading from So station to point of destination In a t-aiorward direction for one S-cent fare, fl The people ot Roxborough are now pttEsarr twe-st minutes I mc ffrjeccavKMceo ovro rtwar irte-zrvffUTEv TIME SAVING, ROXBOROUGH TO CITY HALL obliged to travel down an exceedingly dangerous grade from Roxborough on the Independent Railway Line to Mana yunk, and there change to the cars of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company In erder to reach the business district or othsr sections of Philadelphia, making the cost each way two fares, or 10 cents. Tli only alternative la to take the steam Tkllroads from Manayunk. 7toxBOROuaHa isolation'. Jtoxborough Is only seven miles from i City HaH, but la point of time and cost jMreaulJ-ed to rsach the business district of ghuadslphlo, it might as well be li miles ut This Isolation U unwarranted ana be rsllsved. Kwboroujh and Manayunk have a populntloa of more than U.OOOj CJorraan towR hs a papulation of mora than Wstinse from Ridge- avenue la ttsafcM'aucb to Ways areaue in Qer- .iww. Tls, Walnut lam, Is only X $( or tvro oHIes la thsuIvee. leas jas M nrils ajart, separated by the tt)ly of WluahIeko)t week vrlth a TO- Jhttt avtwM ocnneaUar them via Walnut bM WW. upeu which tbr are so ear fnallUkis, and the 9op!a wA MM travel Nww the comer ot SlUiii vnua aid Walnut lane to SsAuicmixfa ta Wayiu avii aad Sit vj. h to f MiiiBkou a. ssJte. lot Ov etrnU, thf y, u it Stffi jtvnawt tta & Philadelphia Rapid Transit and travel one mllo to Mldvalo avenue; there trans fer to the Philadelphia Rapid TranBlt line running over Mldvalo avenue to Wayne and Cheltcn avenues 2.1 miles there paying an additional five cents on the Wayne avenue line to Cliveden ave nue, 0.7 miles. Thus what should be a round trip Jour ney of only 2.6 mllos for 10 cents by a direct car line, which Is greatly needed, Is at orcsent a round trip Journey of 9 4 miles nnd costs 30 cents a day, or more than three cents a mile. The northwest section as described con tains a population of 176,000 people. BROAD STREET SUBWAY HELP. A largo patt of that population H now Inconvenienced by the congestion of traf fic on the existing surfaro car lines, espe cially those leading to the business dis trict. This congestion will bo rellovcd temporarily by tho construction of the Broad street subway, which Is to be op erated as stated In conjunction with tho east and west surface lines leading to tho subway stations as free transfer gatherers and distributors of travel, and later by tho Parkway subway and tho Northwest elevated. Furthermore, tho district north of Qlrard College demands additional sur faco car facilities, the nbsonco of which could he attributed partially to the pres ence of the Qlrnrd College, through which streets have not been opened. This Is a barrier which transportation lines hava not yet penetrated. Thero Is a groat agitation going on In tho Northwest sec tion to havo a street opened through the Qlrard Collego grounds, In order to afford I relief to tho peoplo who reside directly north of the college Tho transit report does not disclose the time-saving which will result to the Northwest section, as distinguished here from North Philadelphia, by reason of tho construction of the Broad street bud way and tho Parkway subway and North west elevated, but not onlv the cost of travel to people living In the Northwest will bo vey greatly reduced in money as well as In time, under the terms of the transit program, but the existing con gestion will bo relieved with resultant comfort ind convenience to passengers. Thousands of acres of magnificent high land which will be penetrated by Henry avenue will be mado available for devel opment when their Isolation ceases with proper transportation facilities. Millions of dollars will be added to property values In the northwest section, particularly In and about Wlssahlckon and Roxborough. EASY ACCESS TO PARK. The Northwest Elevated, extending from a point of connection with the de livery loop under tho Parkway to Green street entrance of Falrmount Park, thence northerly to 20th street and Allegheny avenue, thence via Henry avenue to Rox borough, will afford easy access for the entire population of Philadelphia to prac tically every point In Falrmount Park, the "people's playground." Passengers will be enabled to board the high-speed system In every section of wmmnmmmM 'hmumtiniLtmuiilL iif7PravFrn-jmmtrwTKt Philadelphia and travel directly thereon or by transfer to a point near Green or Dauphin street entrances of the Park, The Dauphin street entrance Is the ter mtnuB of the Falrmount Park Transporta tion Company's line, which serves both East and West Parks. Or they may go to 29th and Allegheny avenue and there transfer via the Ridge avenue line to the south end of the Wlssahiokon Drive or continue on Henry avenue bridge over the Wlssahlckon. The surface line over Walnut lone would also afford access to the upcr Wlssahlckon by transfer from Roxborough. People will have the alternative of reaching West Park from any point on the high-speed system by the Market street "IV and the crosstown surface lines In West Philadelphia. Tns of thousands of people in Phila delphia are now denied the privilege of ready access to all the principal points in Falrmount Park They are paying for the upkeep of the Fork and wont to shore with other clUtena its advantages which they will be enabled to do when Director Taylor's plan is carried through, for it wl)t give everybody quick and cheap ac cess to every Important section of Fair mount Park. This Is all important to every citUan ot Philadelphia, as well as to peoplo who vUl'. this city from elsewhere. THH OBRMANTOWN SECTION. Beventy-five thousud people live in aenaantewa and the dlrtrtet feousded UM cost lor JWh street, oa the south stul sewtfewest by Hustiog . ark aveaue jad tk Ha drawn is a asrthwastarly tiNtfoa fntgi 3Mh asd Hunting Park avww, paetlwOly ea tit, Mas of WM- IPTi &99J. -I III TOik X J ROXBOROUGH WAITS mssss- HiiBIlRfIM',MH IMPATIENTLY FOR " ''." $1 WtmsS "M Ridge Avenue to Eighth IIMSI MM and Chestnut Requires 83 sinsasjSfffaaaisjnsffBMsyT ' ira!i)J VV sslwf!KiK'3WRS'Mai $T Qg PHOTOGRAPHS ILLUSTRATE NEED OF RAPID TRANSIT TO NORTHWESTERN SECTIONS !- fill IBBSiiff i fes JBBBPtsW WILL , S'M 'KeWleBHKBH:,S VJZ " 'Ji&V.TWata -. mm?:mMFi? o &UM,m r 's -"T iw "i "iff'T"-TmrMrT"Tirn tti"timiit m rrrwr Twnrrwsifl t -2aKMrasm& ,sm jm sahlckon avenue, separating Qermantown and Chestnut Hill from Roxborough. The people who travel within this dis trict and between this district and the other districts of tho city are subject to a charge of $27,000 annually for ex change tickets, which charge will be eliminated under the terms of the transit program. They are subjected to the necessity of using steam railroads to reach the bus iness district of Philadelphia or the only alternative of using the existing con gested surfaco car lines In making tho long and slow Journey to and from their places of employment Director Taylor's plan provides that the Wayne nvenue line and tho German town avenue line shall convey people di rectly to the Broad street subway or branch near Broad and Cayuga streets, and that a new line shall bo built through Chew street, connecting with the Broad street subway or branch at or near Broad and Olney avenue. OLNEY AVENUE LINE. lie also has recommended that the Olney avenue line operating over Chelten avenue shall convey people directly to the Broad street line or branch and that a connection shall be built between the present Olenslde line and the Broad street subway or branch at Olney ave nue, giving direct service from Glenslde instead ot the roundabout service as at present. He recommends that these five surface lines, namely: the Wayne avenue, Ger mantown avenue, Olney avenue. Chew street and Olenslde lines be operated directly to a point of connection with the high-speed system and that they shall serve the public as free transfer gatherers and distributors of rapid tran sit travel. The people of Qermantown under the terms of the transit program will be en abled to take any one of these five lines down to the high-speed system, there transfer on to the high-speed system and travel In a forward direction di rectly or by free transfer on the high speed system to any important section In Philadelphia, and upon leaving the station of the high-speed system take an additional ride on the surface car Una leading from that station to point ot destination without extra charge. making the entire Journey for one (-cent fare. The -people of Qermantown and vicinity demand the relief which the transit pro gram will afford them, and which will save them time and money and will make Qermantown one of the most con venient places of residence in the out lying section of Philadelphia. CITY WILL GAIN AUTHORITY. Furthermore, the transit program pro vides that upon its adoption the city shall under the terms stated therein be enabled to require the P. R. T. to make necessary extensions to its present surface system. The city is now without authority to re quire the P. R, T. to make such exten sions. Prompt adoption of the program will in sure the ability of the city to provide for such extensions of the surface car system as are reasonably required to serve the public. Qermantown is isolated from Roxbor ough and the Schuylkill River, as above stated. Germantown la Interested la ending this UoUtlou by the coastruetUa of the snr las cor lias betwwn Wayne avenue and Kexbofowgb via Walnut line, a cH stance ot only 14 saltes. TfcM Ua wul enable the pf4 of t Qermantown section to reach tho Schuyl kill Rlcr about Plat Rock Dam and will open up wonderful opportunity for pleas urable pastimes which boating, skating and other aquatic sports afford. With Germantown connected up with tho Schuylkill River abovo Flat Rock Dam that most beautiful section of the rlvor, which has ample depth for boating, will become ono of the favorite pleasure resorts of Philadelphia. The recommended high-speed system operated In conjunction with surfaca lines and free transfer gatherers and distributors of rapid transit travel will bring Qermantown within eaiy nccess of every other section of the city for one 5-cent fare. SCHEDULE OF TIME SAVING. The facilities provided for by the transit program will cut down the time required to travel from: Germantown and Chelten avenues to City Hall, from 48 minutes to SH4 min utes a saving of 29 minutes on the round trip. Germantown and Chelten avenues to 65th street and Woodland avenue, from 71 minutes to 16 minutes a Baving of CO minutes on the round trip. Germantown and Chelten avenues to S2d and Market streets, from C5 minutes to 11 minutes a saving of 28 minutes on the round trip. Germantown and Chelten avenues to League Island, from TO minutes to 15H minutes a saving of 47 minutes on the round trip. Oermantown and Chelten avenues to Green street entrance of Falrmount Park, from 40 minutes to 26H minutes a saving of 37 minutes on tho round trip, Germantown and Chelten avenues to SOth and Allegheny avenue, from 23 min utes to It minutes a saving of 14 minutes on the round trip. Chelten avenue and Chew street to City Hall from 4S minutes to 23 min utes a saving of 40 minutes on the round trip. Chelten nvenue and Chew street to 63th and Woodland avenue from 76 minutes to 4i minutes a saving of 1 hour and 1 minutes on the round trip. Chelten "avenue and Chew street to SU and Market streets from 61 min utes to 33 minutes a saving of 44 min utes on the round trip. Chelten avenue and Chew street to League Island from 77 minutes to 43 minutes a saving of one hour and eight minutes on the round trip, The foregoing time-saving on the round trip will likewise be available to the residents of the districts surrounding Chestnut Hill and Germantown. From a point on Chew street midway between Chelten avenue and Mt. Airy these sav ings will be increased 18 minutes. This time-saving will bring about a great development of real estate with the resultant advantage to the city as well as to the owners of property. c PRESEttr 17t1E-4MinUTE? " i"""" " " "-" iiinmmm wa &oxBo&oueH i vrte 0f BECOMfis&taep rawo uns-otMirttrrsti aaaass urn in m iirwrriiii mi mm mi i mi yA BKOAD $TBT E rmrTniimrr r . ,.rT Tttie sr BeoonnstioEa jsapio i " ' "" i - TIME SAVING, GERMANTOWN TO CITY HALL A slnglo ride from Roxborough or Mana yunk to tho central part of tho city would convince any one of tho necessity of the proposed rapid transit system for that outlying section. To ride from City line and Ridge nvenuo on the Roxborough lino to Eighth and Chestnut streets this morning It took an Evenino Ledoer reporter Just 83 minutes On account ot the present facilities, the ride had to be divided Into two sections from city lino to Wlssahlckon station and from Mnln street and Ridge avenue to Chestnut street. About three minutes of the time was consumed in walking down the hill from Wlssahlckon to Main street, making tho actual time on the car 80 minutes. When It is considered that you can go from hero to Atlantic City in the same time tho necessity for quicker service sis readily realized. In a recent report of the Department of City Transit it was stated that tho present time frdm Roxborough to City Hall was 67 minutes, but this is due to the fact that the department calculated from a point in Roxborough which was nearer than tho one taken by tho reporter. Tho accompanying diagram Is based upon the Transit Department's report. Tho reporter left Rldgo avenue and Me chanic street (Roxborough line) at 7:65 and reached Main street and Ridge ave nue at 8 20. He then took the Rldgo ave nue line nnd reached Eighth and Chest nut streets at 9:16. TRYING TO THE TEMPER. On the second stretch of the Journey thero were no seats available for a. half hour. When Qlrard avenue was reached some) ot the tired shopgirls managed to squeeze In here and there, and even for this they were thankful. Being compelled to make the trip from Roxborough to the city in two cars, wait a long time lor a car and then stand after getting It Is enough to test the temper of the most docile passenger, and It is little wonder that many of the riders are tired before they begin their work each day. Tho trip from the centre of the city to Roxborough and Manayunk at night is Just as bad. Only those fortunate enough to work near the southern ter minus of the line can count on getting seats, A working girl who leaves her place of employment at 6:30 does not reach home until nearly 7 o'clock. Not only speed but much greater com fort ag well is promised when the pro posed rapid transit system Is established. It Is to Include both a subway and ele vated line, The subway will lead from the business district under the Parkway to North 23th street. There it will con nect with the elevated line to Henry street and from Henry street to Rox borough and the city line. EASY ACCE3 TO PARK. The line will also afford suitable access for the passengers ot all lines to Fair mount Park. Henry street, which is the Connecting link between the city proper and Roxborough, is as yet unopened, but as there has been considerable agitation by residents in the northwestern part ot tho city to have the street opened, it is believed the thoroughfare will soon be accessible for the rapid transit project. The construction of several bridges will also be necessary In Wlssahlckon and Roxborough, and Councllmen of that sec tion have promised to do all in their power to expedite matters in this direc tion. wMummmmik rgw&rr TlMlSAVEO-i6iMTtanS& mtumutu- mimum mini n , i .. ,.-1 . Tln tzanbt """ - '""" wm BO .JuwwiiiitiuiiKa SERVICE ON 5 55-MINDTE RIDE TO THE NORTHWEST A DREARY JOURNEY Traveler Through That Sec tion of City Impressed by Necessity of Transit De velopment. With 11 policemen as a bodyguard n lonesome passenger started on a trip this morning from Ridge and Allegheny ave nues via trollay car. There Is a cemetery near the terminus of tho carllne at this point and a few houses here and there. But the environment breathes a spirit of loneliness and the bluecoats therefore wore a welcome sight Tho car got under way from this point at SOI and, after passing about a dozen houses, plunged through a wilderness. Towering weeds and lots littered with rubbish greeted the eye as the car wob bled along. Off in the distance one could see clouds of amoko and occasionally tall smoke stacks. This was tho dnly sign that the car was still In the city This peculiar stato of affairs puzzled the pnssenger for a little while, but he had not ridden long beforo ho saw tho reason for the chaotlo surroundings. It was the carllne Itself. t 29th street a number of houses hove into view and a few passengers Joined the squad of policemen. From this point civ ilization began. On reaching 22d street the car was filled. Then It deviated from Its straight course nnd went lumbering along to Lehigh avenue. Passing the Athletics' baseball grounds at 21st Btreet was a treat and reminded the riders that they were actually in a city of progress. Lehigh avenue was traveled to 17th street when there was another abrupt change in the program This time the motorman took the disgruntled riders back to Allegheny avenue. But Just be fore the car swerved Into this street, an other Interesting sight met the gaze of the passengers. It was a herd of goats, about CO of them, grazing on the some what faded autumnal grass. The grass was dotted with cans, bits of wood and papers, from among which the goats managed to pick out their breakfasts. "If we had rapid transit" said a passen- ----- TIME SAVING, 29TH AND ALLEGENY AVENUE TO CITY HALL ger, "we'd have a house for every goat on that plot of ground." "What else can you expect to be thereT growled another rider. Tho laugh that followed showed that others were of the same opinion. The car then followed a straight path but at Germantown avenue the first pas senrer left, for his chief purpose was to reach the oentre of the city from Ridge and Allegheny avenues and compare the urao maoe wiin mat calculated by the prospective subway route for the some distance. It was 8:29 when tho Allegheny ave nue car arrived at Qermantawn avenue and a minute later the trip downtown was started via Germantown avanuo and Tenth street on The Number route. Conditions were vastly different on the Number car. It was packed from end to end, and no one could get seats but women with babies. It was Just i-m when the car reached Tenth and Market streets. The journey from Ridge and Allegheny avenues to Tenth and Market streets con sumed in all 65 minutes. This make It obvious why there ore so many vacant lots near the west end of the Allegheny avenue line. Persons living In tint purl of the oi ty do not care to undergo the winding trip or the congestion oa the Ridge atenue line from there to thilr places of business or employment In the report of the Dpartiu-.t of City Transit the time between 38 th and Alle gheny avenue and City Hall is given as IVA minutes, but thU Is duo ta the fot that tho company's calculation was based upon the trip vta the Mage avenue Uae. - CENT BASIS GERMANTOWN CAR CRDSH DAILY TESTS WORKERS' METTLE Straps at Premium During Annoying Ride of Forty five Minutes, With Humor ists as Only Diversion. Transit Program In Brief The transit program provides for the operation of all hlgh-spoed lines in conjunction with tho surface system, which will servo as the agent for the gathering and distributing of passen gero using tho high-speed lines with out oxtra charge. Thus tho advantages of rnpld tran sit will bo extended as equally as practicable to ecry front door In Philadelphia. Passongcrs will bo enabled to travel In a forward direction between every Important section of the city and every other Important section of tho city quickly, conveniently and com fortably by way of the combined sur-' fnco and high-speed lines, regardless of the number of transfers required In so doing, for ono E-ccnt fare. Eight-cent exchango tickets are to be abolished. Patience H nn acquired characteristic of passengers who travel on tho Qorman town nvenue trollejn and dally pray for rapid transit. When they crowd in cars at Qermantown and Chelten avenues each morning riders mnko a rush for straps. The successful tako a tight grip nnd read newspapers, swaying to and fro 46 min utes. It takes Just that tlmo to rldo from tho point named to 10th and Market streets, whero most of the Qermantown passengers alight. The demand for better transit facili ties In tho wny of subways, elevateds, Zeppelins, or an thing that can travel quickly cannot be wondorcd at Tho com pany has dono all In Its power under present conditions. "Let's move to Germantown," used to be a popular cry of thoso who lived In other sections of tho city, but residents there admit that this shout has dimin ished recently, owing to slow street car facilities. Tho business man nnd woman who are confronted with strenuous tasks every day and long hours must add ono hour and half more to their tlmo to al low for reaching their plnco of cmploj ment and returning home. An Evekino LEDaEii reporter boarded a Germantown car at Germantown ave nue nnd Chelten nvenuo this morning at 7:85. An obliging pnssenger shared n. Btrap with him, and, between dodging heads and shifting crowds, the reporter observed as much as possible under the conditions. Ho noticed that the passengers had an air of patient resignation. Thoy realized that with tho car already packed and reinforcements to come from any trans fer points, thero wna no hope. Tho tedium of the Journey wna reltoved somewhat by the facetious remarks of a thin man of mlddlo ago who confessed that ho had been making tho trip dally for several years. This voluble historian' related tho evolution of rapid transit In Qermantown. Despite his complaints, the conductor said ho was glad to have him aboard. Ho mado the passengers laugh, nnd when they laughted they forgot to kick about the slow progress made. The car traveled spasmodically. Every spurt ended about a minute after It started. This was duo to the fact that tho motorman tried to mako time, but was Interrupted by prospective passengera ulio dslred transportation. At Hunting Park aienue the reporter breathed a sigh of relief when ha saw a couple dozen passengers alight But his relief was short lived, for about tho snmo number got on at this point and kept tho Jam as tight as ever. Another falso hope was raised at Al legheny avenue, whero there seemed to be considerable exodus by girls em ployed In factories. They took cars go ing east The space left by these pas sengers was quickly filled, however, by girls presumably employed In the stores and shops In the central business sec tion. But the straps In tho car were strong and passengers were nbla to stand the surging and bustle of the Incoming and outgoing crowds without losing their places. There were two more of these rushes at York street and at Dauphin then the car seemed to settle down for business. Packed from door to door. It struggled down 10th street, reaching Mar ket Btreet at 8:21. Condition! are the same on the trip to Qermantown from Hth and Market streets during tho rush hours at night. Every rider except an old woman or a pretty girl Is fortunate to have the use of a strap. When the Rapid Transit improvements recommended by Director Taylor, of tho Department of City Transit, are com pleted, the trip to and from Qermantown will bo reduced 16H minutes each way via the proposed Roxborough high-speed line. His plan also contemplates the construc tion of a subway of four tracks from Race street to Pike street and a two track line from Pike street to Olney avei nue. It also Includes provision for a connection near Pike street of a two track branch to the Northeast Boulevard section. When the Broad Btreet subway is com pleted the traffic originating on tha Wayne avenue and Qermantown lines, whloh constitute tho two great arteries of transportation through Qermantown, will be carried directly to the new high speed line at a station at or near Cayuga street, where passengers will be trans ferred free and conveyed to practically every Important section of Fhlladelphia. Thls route will save riders from German town to City Hall H14 minutes. Furthermore, tha director has recom mended the oonstrucUon of a new line oa Chew street to serve the northeast sec tion of Qermantown. This line will act as a feeder to the station on tha high speed line at Olney avenue. Thousands of persons who travel dn the Qermantown avenue or Wayne avenue lines, either Inbound or outbound, suffer from the treaisadous congestion on tho ears, particularly south of Cayuga street and the thought of these cars being routed direct to the high-speed line, instead of being routed oa at present through the busy and congested streets for miles to to bustoess district, with tba attendant h 3 2 JiS?.4 lnce f f servus, it ., ,, UNifUb ""V '