Transportation & Infrastructure
Is your state ready to handle the influx of federal funds for expanding broadband? | Opinion
Digital equity means ensuring that every community has adequate access to the technologies and skills needed to fully participate in society.
Infrastructure law is ‘blue-collar blueprint to rebuild America’ Biden says in Minnesota
'We’re going to rebuild this economy from the bottom up,' Biden said in his first visit to the North Star State.
Happy Trails Pa. looks to big boost from infrastructure bill to build, connect rail trails
'We need to finish big pieces that cost a lot of money. That’s why the infrastructure bill could not have come at a better time,' said Elaine Paul Schaefer, executive director of the Schuylkill River Greenway.
Rural leaders fear they’ll miss out on infrastructure money | Analysis
The local leaders we have in rural communities are just trying to do their best,” he said. “They’re just making sure that the roads have gravel on them
Report: Pa. ranks 39th nationwide for the condition, cost-effectiveness of its highways
Pennsylvania ranks 39th nationwide for the condition and cost-effectiveness of its highway system, according to new research by the Libertarian-leaning Reason Foundation.
How Pa. can get charged up for an electric vehicle future
Congress and the commonwealth each have a role to play. We can't afford to wait any longer.
To prevent future toll ‘leakage,’ Pa. Sen. Marty Flynn introduces Turnpike reform package
In three pieces of legislation, the Scranton lawmaker proposes increased penalties for drivers who do not pay their tolls, mandated finance reporting from the Turnpike Commission to the General Assembly, and reinstated staffing at Turnpike interchanges.
In first in-person town hall, Pa.’s Dean touts infrastructure law, Biden’s domestic agenda
'These ... bills remind us of the effective governing that is being done,' the Montgomery County lawmaker said
Voters may have elected Biden to be ‘normal’, but they also need action | Opinion
Voters may not have elected another FDR. But we desperately need one after decades of trickle-down attacks on government
Jobs and transit: Officials explain how infrastructure law will benefit African Americans
Officials stressed the law will create millions of jobs that do not require a two- or four-year degree.
Pa. can build a clean electric vehicle future. Wolf, lawmakers must embrace it | Marc Stier
Dozens of business leaders, including leading vehicle manufacturers, have urged Wolf to redouble his efforts to electrify transportation in Pennsylvania.
Progress expected in 2022, but it might take years before Pa. communities see impact of federal infrastructure bill
The president signed the legislation Monday, but the job isn’t even halfway over, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., told reporters during a press call Thursday, adding that it’ll take a few years before projects take shape.