June 10, 2016
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell and several dignitaries broke ground on the Kensington & Tacony Trail on Thursday – a project that will add 4.5 acres to the city’s Circuit Trails regional network.
Breaking ground on the Kensington & Tacony Trail, which will provide more outdoor green spaces for all our residents pic.twitter.com/ZdmImGQchg— Jim Kenney (@PhillyMayor) June 9, 2016
According to Philadelphia Magazine, the new 1.15-mile trail – a resurrected railway also being referred to as the K&T Trail – will extend from the Frankford Boat Launch to Magee Avenue connecting the Wissinoming and Tacony neighborhoods along the Delaware River.
million project is expected to be complete by next year under the direction of
the Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Delaware River City
Corp. (DRCC), Philadelphia Magazine said.
Read the full report at Philadelphia Magazine.