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Are Venmo and PayPal the future of Pa. Turnpike tolling? A Pa. lawmaker wants to make the switch

BY: - January 12, 2022

With fewer and fewer people carrying cash, one Democratic state senator says he wants to help the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission keep up with the times. State Sen. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, began circulating a co-sponsorship memo last week with a proposal to direct the commission to accept app payments such as Venmo and Cash App. The legislation […]

Snowplow driver shortage could mean slower road clearing in Pa., elsewhere | Analysis

BY: - December 30, 2021

Earlier this month, The Biden administration announced a plan to boost the number of truckers by helping states expedite the issuance of commercial driver’s licenses, increase apprenticeships and recruit military veterans.

Cap and trade for your car? Pa. is looking at limiting transportation emissions

BY: - January 28, 2020

The proposal, known as the Transportation and Climate Initiative, does not originate with him. Pennsylvania was one of 11 states in 2010 to commence a study of how to slash carbon emissions from vehicles.