Philadelphia, PA March 26, 2024 – Today, Senator Christine Tartaglione announced that $1,550,000 in Multimodal Transportation Fund grants have been awarded to two projects in the 2nd Senatorial District to help create safer streetscapes and pedestrian infrastructure.

“Bringing these funds to the 2nd District will help fund two transformative projects to enhance urban mobility and community vibrancy,” said Senator Tartaglione. “These initiatives continue to show our prioritization and dedication to pedestrian safety and connectivity, reflecting our commitment to accessible and sustainable transportation infrastructure.”

The Multimodal Transportation Fund provides grants to encourage economic development and ensure that a safe and reliable transportation system is available in our Commonwealth. Funds may be used to develop, rehabilitate, and enhance transportation assets to existing communities, as well as streetscape, lighting, sidewalk enhancement, pedestrian safety, connectivity of transportation assets, and transit-oriented development.

The two projects in the 2nd District receiving funding are:

  • Castor Avenue Streetscape Project – $1,300,000
  • Frankford Creek Greenway Project – $250,000

More information on the Multimodal Transportation Fund and all other funding opportunities available through the Commonwealth Financing Authority and the Department of Community and Economic Development can be found online.