Buried in Mayor Nutter's announcement for a waterfront plan for the Delaware River was a plan for trail construction along the Delaware River.
The city is moving ahead with plans for a recreational trail, which is to break ground in April. The first two phases of the trail are to be completed by July and run continuously from Penn's Landing near Columbus Boulevard and Market Street to Pier 70 in South Philadelphia.
The trail, which will cost $500,000, is being developed by the city, the Delaware River Waterfront Corp., and the Center City District, a privately funded special-services organization.Read the Full Story Here
The 1.3 trail is considered an interim trail that will not have lavish landscaping and take advantage of the existing wide walkways along the waterside of Columbus Blvd.
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