Street smart

    Several Pennsylvania counties will receive “smart transportation” funding from PennDOT that link transportation investments and land-use planning and decision-making.

    Twenty-four communities will receive $24.7 million in funding.

    In Bucks County, Falls Township will receive $90,000 to improve traffic flow and access management along Trenton Avenue.

    In Chester County, Pennsbury Township will receive $80,000 to conduct a multi-municipal study to link recreational, institutional, cultural, and commercial destinations in the Battle Path area.

    In Montgomery County, Hatfield Township and the Borough of Hatfield will receive $27,000 to develop a plan to improve land use controls, identify sidewalk gaps, and identify traffic calming opportunities along the North Broad Street Business District.

    In Philadelphia, City of Philadelphia will receive $1,100,000 to improve connectivity between the Old City neighborhood and waterfront activities, parks, and trails along Race Street. The Philadelphia Business Journal details another plan set for Philadelphia.

    You can view the complete list here.

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