Transit-based project in Ardmore could move forward without transit changes

    A decade-old plan for a transit-based development in Ardmore might finally move forward, but without the transit. Dubbed the Ardmore Transit Project, plans included a new train station and mixed-use properties.

    Though the renewed effort is in its early stages, the developer has adjusted the plans to reflect the most recent funding changes.

    At last night’s meeting of the board of commissioners’ Ad Hoc Ardmore Committee, the township manager said a decision will be made this spring about how best to proceed.

    The latest proposal, which is detailed by the Main Line Times, is for a $60 million mini main street paid for in part by $15.5 million from the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. Almost no transit improvements are included in the plan, with luxury apartments, retail and parking taking priority.

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