After residents in the Frankford community threatened to picket a planned development beside the Frankford Transportation Center, the developer agreed to change their plans to build something that will benefit the community. Before, the plan was to build a one-story employee break-room and back-up command center. Now, the plan is to build a supermarket. Soon, the SEPTA Board will issue a Request for Proposals. Already, Frankford CDC and SEPTA have met with potential developers, some of whom build grocery stores, reported PlanPhilly. There are also plans to convert Griscom Street into a bus loop so that tractor trailers to be able to make supermarket deliveries.
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