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Roads, bridges, trails, ports: White House awards $2.2B in transportation grants

BY: - June 28, 2023

The money provides funds for all 50 states, two territories and the District of Columbia.

Philadelphia Democrat proposes more local options for mass-transit funding

BY: - June 20, 2023

Rep. Joe Hohenstein, D-Philadelphia, has announced a new bill allowing communities to raise funds for their own transportation systems.

I-95 collapse spotlights issues with road and bridge funding | Analysis

BY: - June 13, 2023

Numerous factors are complicating the road ahead for the state’s gas tax.


Want to retire the Pa. Turnpike Commission’s endless debt? Take these steps | Opinion

BY: - February 14, 2023

Fees for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are just part of the $17.2B funding puzzle.

PennDOT paving crews (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania photo).

Biden admin vows to speed up environmental permits for infrastructure projects

BY: - May 11, 2022

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

BY: - April 10, 2022

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

BY: - June 9, 2021

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

BY: - March 16, 2021

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

BY: - March 15, 2021

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

BY: - April 3, 2020

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

BY: - February 26, 2020

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

BY: - December 26, 2019

Rural lawmakers have resisted a fee on state police coverage. With the need great, will 2020 be the year they change their minds?