Young announces $1 million in funding for local project

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 21 – State Rep. Regina Young, D-Phila., announced today that $1 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant funds will be going to a project in her district.

The city of Philadelphia, Department of Commerce, Division of Aviation will receive $1 million for the SEPTA Platforms Renovation project, which will improve and repair the deficient condition of several SEPTA platforms and canopies at Philadelphia International Airport. The funding will also go toward modernizing the platforms to enhance user experience for SEPTA riders coming through the airport.

“SEPTA is an integral part of the Philadelphia experience and I applaud the investment in making it the best experience possible,” Young said.