Transportation & Infrastructure
Biden admin vows to speed up environmental permits for infrastructure projects
Administration officials said they were seeking to make permitting easier without sacrificing environmental standards.
Pa.’s refusal to pay legal stormwater fees unfairly burdens residential, commercial ratepayers
Taxpayers are on the hook for for upgrades to outdated and undersized water and wastewater infrastructure.
Top Biden officials say Pa. will benefit from approval of bill boosting semiconductor industry
"We can’t wait. Other countries aren’t waiting," U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said during a press call on Tuesday.
This Pa. bill would make the roads safer for bicyclists and motorists alike | Opinion
The bill sponsored by Rep. David Maloney, R-Berks, deserves a vote in the Pa. Senate.
Pa.’s governor candidates feud over how to reduce pain at the pump
There's small distinctions between each candidate's plan; though some activists want to see them be more creative.
Still think the infrastructure law isn’t helping? Check the numbers | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The state was in line for $1.6B for bridge repairs. It's already being put to work, according to one analysis.
Bill to address turnpike V-tolls, uncollected tolls passes House committee
The bill, HB 2139, which was introduced last November by state Rep. Ryan Warner, R-Fayette, glided through the 25-member committee on Tuesday.
These central Pa. roads, bridges benefiting from infrastructure cash | Thursday Morning Coffee
Get ready for a busy spring road construction season, central Pa.
Pa. General Assembly extends Fern Hollow Bridge disaster declaration
The extension lasts until September 30, 2022.
Turnpike officials say travelers should plan ahead to avoid turnpike sticker shock this year
Since then, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, the state agency that oversees the state’s toll roads, has directed travelers to the Pennsylvania Turnpike website for up-to-date toll rates and a toll calculator tool.
Allegheny Co. Port Authority extends free fares through March 27
The public transit agency announced the free fare program last week, saying it had been prompted to move by driver shortages.
African-American firm part of $2.6B plan to develop Philly Navy Yard
The developer behind the project says it's an opportunity for Black Philadelphians to build wealth, where they haven't been able to before.