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 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.
Bridges, buses, bypasses, and more: All the Pa. projects included in U.S. House Dems’ $547B transportation bill
U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, submitted four projects tallying exactly $20 million. All four of those proposals for road work and bridge replacements were selected.
PennDOT widening projects under increased scrutiny during transit funding uncertainty
But raising revenue isn’t the only way to fill the estimated budget gap, and renewed scrutiny is highlighting road and bridge widening projects that some say are too costly and aren’t necessary.
As bridge toll debate heats up, Wolf pitches ditching Pa. gas tax | Monday Morning Coffee
Gov. Tom Wolf wants to phase out 'burdensome' gas tax; bipartisan commission to come up with new funding streams.
Pa. in line for $1.13B in public transit funding from COVID-19 aid package, Sen. Casey’s office says
The money will come from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration, Casey's office said in a statement Friday.
Could charging Pa. motorists for rush-hour driving pay for infrastructure? PennDOT wants to find out
Officials at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation told a House panel this week that they’re studying a congestion fee as a solution to the state’s constant search for cash to fund highway and public transit investment.
The Pa. Legislature should resolve to tackle infrastructure funding in 2020 | Mark O’Keefe
Rural lawmakers have resisted a fee on state police coverage. With the need great, will 2020 be the year they change their minds?
An electric car tax won’t solve Pa’s transportation woes, but it could increase pollution | Opinion
The real problem of insufficient funding for transportation needs a real solution. Taxing electric car drivers isn't the way to go.
The high cost of the Pa. Turnpike is taking a toll on all of us. Lawmakers should approve this plan for relief | Opinion
To the surprise of no one and the disgust of everyone, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission recently announced that it will raise tolls by 6 percent, effective Jan. 5, 2020. After raising tolls only five times during the first 64 years of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s existence, tolls will now be raised for a 12th straight year. As […]
Gov. Wolf floats a new infrastructure funding plan | Editorial Cartoon
Once more, with feeling.
The Pa. Turnpike toll debacle is our next financial crisis. This is how to fix it | Opinion
The keeper of Pennsylvania's famed 'Pension Clock' has a few suggestions.