The switch also brings new touchscreen maps and cell phone charging kiosks.
Biking, walking, rollerblading, skateboarding, dancing, painting, playing and singing filled the thoroughfare.
The car-free event takes over eight miles of roadway on Aug. 11.
SEPTA Key all the way.
The city didn't make a big deal about it yet "to make sure installation went well."
It's happened at least seven times in the past two months alone.
Disposable swipe cards are now an option for social service agencies.