Transportation & Infrastructure

Deluzio highlights child care center at Pittsburgh International Airport as a model

BY: - December 2, 2023

The second most senior member of Congress joined Rep. Chris Deluzio (PA-17) on Saturday in a place where everything seemed tiny. The two lawmakers were surrounded by undersized tables and chairs. Miniature bathroom stalls lined a back wall. A small wooden airplane sat on a bookshelf. There was, however, nothing miniature about the issue that […]

Casey, Fetterman, Deluzio call for DOJ investigation into cyberattack on Aliquippa Water Authority

BY: - November 30, 2023

The lawmakers cautioned in the joint letter that an attack in western Pennsylvania demonstratesbc it can happen elsewhere in the United States.

A year after devastating winter storm, power plant problems ‘still likely’ in extreme weather 

BY: - November 28, 2023

As the anniversary approaches of Winter Storm Elliott, a pair of reports released earlier this month reveal how much worse the situation almost became and the continued vulnerability of the U.S. energy grid to frigid weather.

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PennDOT may pursue disqualification of contractor in wage theft case, Pa. Supreme Court rules

BY: - November 27, 2023

The state Supreme Court rejected PennDOT contractor G.O. Hawbaker's claims that the agency lacks authority to stop it from bidding on road projects.

Are rents rising in your Philly neighborhood? Don’t blame the baristas.

BY: - November 26, 2023

The appearance of specialty coffee shops and baristas signifies that a neighborhood is becoming trendy and more expensive. So what do baristas think?

Pa. House panel considers how hydrogen hubs can help meet climate goals

BY: - November 13, 2023

Robust regulation is key to ensuring Pennsylvania's hydrogen hubs contribute to the commonwealth's climate goals, a state House committee heard Monday.

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Less driving but more deaths: Spike in traffic fatalities puzzles lawmakers

BY: - November 13, 2023

Traffic deaths spiked 18% from 2019 to 2022 nationally even though miles traveled fell 3%. Pennsylvania saw a 12% uptick over the same time period.

Jill Biden touts Bidenomics in Pittsburgh

BY: - November 8, 2023

The discussion took place in Mill 19 at Hazelwood Green, a growing industrial park featuring robotics and biomedical engineering where the former Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. plant once hulked over the Monongahela River.

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Biden launches ‘Investing in Rural America’ push with Cabinet officials

BY: - November 1, 2023

The programs are funded by a combination of dollars earmarked under 2022’s Inflation Reduction Act and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and American Rescue Plan of 2021, laws that Biden points to as milestones of his administration.

UAW reaches tentative pact with General Motors, the last Detroit Three holdout

BY: and - October 30, 2023

The announcement follows previous UAW tentative pacts with the other Detroit Three automakers, Ford Motor Co. and Stellantis.

UAW leader Fain on tentative deal with Ford: ‘I see power’ 

BY: - October 30, 2023

The tentative deal includes $8.1 billion in manufacturing investments and could give workers up to $70,000 in extra pay over the life of the contract.

A historic housing construction boom may finally moderate rent hikes

BY: - October 23, 2023

Read more Stateline coverage of how communities across the country are trying to create more affordable housing. An unprecedented surge in the nationwide construction of new housing — mostly apartments — may finally be making a dent in fast-rising rents that have been making life harder for tenants. More than 1.65 million housing units were under […]