Don’t stand on top of bus shelters, even if your team wins a game

“The structural load of people standing on the shelter roof is not commonly factored into shelter designs here in Philadelphia, or as far I can determine in any other city,” said Mike Carroll, the city’s deputy managing director for transportation. “Standing on the shelters is dangerous, particularly on our newer-design shelters, which have a glass roof.”

Carroll said he strongly discouraged standing on the shelters, and asked fans “to use good judgment as we celebrate the Eagles and all of our teams’ successes.”

A Philadelphia bus shelter collapsed under the weight of celebrating Eagles fans. One of them shares her story.

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