public-transit

Advocates call for emergency, low-income fare program for Allegheny Co.’s public transit riders

BY: - September 22, 2020

Advocates say that such a a break in fares would boost bus ridership by 9 percent, or 1.2 million more trips a year.

Pa. transit advocates, unions call on Casey, Toomey to beef up public transit funding in next coronavirus relief package

BY: - July 22, 2020

The advocates want the two lawmakers to push for getting $32 billion in transit funding into the stimulus bill now under consideration in Washington.

Philly’s 30th Street station renamed for iconic Pa. Black congressman William H. Gray III

BY: - February 6, 2020

The William H. Gray III Memorial Foundation and Amtrak are expected to hold a press conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday to announce that 30th Street Station will officially be renamed William H. Gray III 30th Street Station,

Can you pay for infrastructure repairs without raising state taxes? In new plan, House GOP says ‘Yes.’ 

BY: - November 29, 2019

Without calling for any new taxes, Republicans in the state House have released a plan they say will address billions of dollars in unmet repairs to Pennsylvania’s crumbling highways, bridges, dams and railroads. Rep. Martina White, the Philadelphia Republican who’s running point on the effort, said the GOP plan is to end diversions of state […]