Zabel announces $220,000 grant for Darby Creek Trail

HARRISBURG, Sept. 20 –State Rep. Mike Zabel, D-Delaware, today announced $220,000 in Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program funding to improve the Darby Creek Trail in Upper Darby Township.

According to Zabel, the funding was made available through the Commonwealth Financing Authority and will be used to cover the costs of necessary trail maintenance, including the construction of a brand new pedestrian bridge.

“The Darby Creek Trail is truly a gem for Delco residents as it provides a safe, well-maintained path for outdoor recreation. This $220,000 in grant funding will go toward necessary upkeep for the trail, which includes the building of a pedestrian bridge that will enhance trail accessibility for every resident,” Zabel said. “I applaud this grant funding and will continue exploring every avenue to ensure our community continues receiving our fair share of grant funding.”

Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program funds can be used to develop, rehabilitate and improve public parks, recreation areas, greenways, trails and river conservation.