Whitemarsh and Plymouth Townships were among 21 local municipalities that received PECO Green Region Grants. PECO Green Region provides grants to projects focusing on open space preservation, improvements to parks and recreation resources, and environmental conservation. Plymouth received a $10,000 grant and Whitemarsh received $2,500.
According to a post on Facebook, Plymouth Township is using the funds to design a spur off the Cross County Trail. The Facebook post states, “The trail will run from Butler Pike and Plymouth Road to the Plymouth Meeting Mall to enhance the trail system through the Township and encourage walking and bicycling”.