Planning Area 4 Action Plan

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Planning Area 4 Action Plan
Delaware County Renaissance Program

The 2003 Action Plan for Renaissance Planning Area 4 towns Aldan, Collingdale, Colwyn, Darby, Darby Township, Folcroft, Glenolden, Norwood, Prospect Park, and Sharon Hill.

Date Published: March 2003

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Abstract: The Renaissance Program was started in 2002 by Delaware County Council to address the revitalization needs of developed communities in the County. The program includes five multi-jurisdictional Action Plans to address problems facing older communities resulting from rising social need and declining resources. This Plan presents the Action Plan for Renaissance Planning Area 2, which includes the municipalities of Darby Borough, Colwyn Borough, Aldan Borough, Collingdale Borough, and Sharon Hill Borough. This Action Plan “envisions an assemblage of highly desirable, livable, walkable, and diverse communities with a strong sense of place.” The key features of the Action Plan is a prioritized lists of implementable projects that work toward sustainable economic development. Identified projects include a municipal gateway project, town center revitalization in Prospect Park, Norwood, and Collingdale, and a transit facility improvement project.

Geographic Area: Aldan Borough, Collingdale Borough, Colwyn Borough, Darby Borough, Darby Township, Folcroft Borough, Glenolden Borough, Norwood Borough, Prospect Park Borough, and Sharon Hill Borough

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