Media to Swarthmore

Route from Media (where I live) to Swarthmore (where I work).  There are two routes - a short one (4.5 miles) and a long one (9.5 miles).  Each route is given as directions, a map, and a profile.  There are shorter routes, but these avoid busy roads (i.e., Baltimore Pike).


Short Route

Total Dist (miles)

Dist

Directions

0

0.04

Start - North  on S Olive St

0.04

0.48

Turn right(ESE) on to W Jefferson St (turns into E Jefferson)

0.52

0.37

Turn right(S) on to Vernon St

0.89

0.58

Turn left(SE) on to Wallingford Ave

1.47

0.08

At T - bear right(SSE) on to SR 252 (S Providence Rd)

1.55

0.36

At light, turn left(E) on to E Possum Hollow Rd

1.91

0.04

At T - turn right(SSW) on to E Brookhaven Rd

1.95

0.79

Almost immediately - turn left(SE) on to Avondale Rd

2.74

0.32

At T - bear left(ESE) on to E Rose Valley Rd (turns into Yale Ave)

3.06

0.29

Turn left(NE) on to Harvard Ave

3.35

0.16

Turn left(N) on to SR 320 (S Chester Rd)

3.51

 

Finish at Swarthmore


Long Route

 

Mile Dist Directions MAP (Notes)
0.0 0.1 South on South Olive Street ADC Philadelphia and Delaware County 34
0.1 0.1 At T, left on Jefferson Street .
0.2 0.6 At T, right on Park Ave .
0.8 . At T, left on Ridley Creek Rd (becomes Knowlton) .
2.4 2.8 Cross 352 .
3.6 1.7 Left on Creek (Chester Creek) Road .
5.3 0.1 At T, left on Bridgewater ADC Philadelphia and Delaware County 42, 43
5.4 . Left on Brookhaven .
6.1 1.1 Cross 352 ADC Philadelphia and Delaware County 34
6.5 0.4 At light, right on Waterville .
7.1 0.3 Left on Media Pkwy .
7.4 0.4 Left on Georgetown Road
7.8 0.4 Right on Meadow Lane
8.2 1.1 At light, straight (becomes Rose Valley Road, then Yale Ave) .
9.3 0.4 At light, left on Route 320 .
9.7   Swarthmore