$2.6 Million Grant Recieved for Pedestrian Bridge

CTA will receive funding to construct a bus tram bridge that will provide a transit and bike / pedestrian connection between the Gulfport Transit Center and Jones Park Beach Bus station in downtown Gulfport.  U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and Congressman Steven Palazzo announced on Thursday, April 5, 2018, a $2.6 million project grant will be awarded to construct a pedestrian and bus bridge in downtown Gulfport. This project will connect CTA’s new Multimodal Transit Center to Jones Park,

Executive Director of CTA, Kevin Coggin, said “This Tram Bridge project will improve public transit service, provide safe pedestrian access across Highway 90 to Jones Park and support economic development associated with the new Mississippi Aquarium.”

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