Roads, bridges, trails, ports: White House awards $2.2B in transportation grants
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
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
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
Fees for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are just part of the $17.2B funding puzzle.
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?