Albright Faculty accepted for grant to reinforce pedestrian security

READING, Pa. — A school in Studying has been accepted for a grant that may make pedestrians safer.

Albright Faculty has been accepted or the PennDOT TASA grant within the quantity of $168,475 by the Studying Space Transportation Research Coordinating Committee, the faculty mentioned in a launch.

The grant will assist fund the Albright Faculty Pedestrian Security Initiative. The mission goals to extend accessibility for folks with restricted mobility and different disabilities by developing and modifying ADA-compliant/accessible curb cuts all through the college’s campus and Faculty Heights neighborhood, Albright mentioned.

The school additionally mentioned the goal space will get quite a lot of out-of-town visitors as a result of sporting occasions, theatre performances and different happenings. It mentioned Friday enhancing security within the faculty’s neighborhood is predicted to make the Faculty Heights space extra engaging to potential college students and potential homebuyers, whereas bettering scholar and resident entry to neighborhood companies.

A survey carried out by college and college students concluded pedestrian security was a precedence concern for the neighborhood. 

Almost 150 college students and neighborhood residents participated within the evaluation.

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