Thousands of area environmentalists head for NYC march

September 21, 2014 4:41 PM

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The first of the seven buses pulled away Sunday morning from the Friends Center at 15th and Arch Streets headed for the the People's Climate March in New York City.

"The first transport is away!" shouted Jonathan Lipman, 37, of South Philadelphia, the bus coordinator for 350 Philly, one of dozens of groups that sent more than 3,000 marchers of all ages from the Philadelphia region to what organizers hope will be the largest climate mobilization ever.

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