PennDOT Proposes Bridge Tolls to Fund Critical Repairs
With gas tax revenues projected to fall this fiscal year due to the pandemic, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation argues it needs additional revenue to bridge its growing funding gap and repair crucial infrastructure.
Pennsylvania to Shift Funding from Local Roads to Interstate Highways
To prevent losing funding if the state's interstate highways fall below new federal standards, Pennsylvania is rushing to change its capital investments plans.
Wyoming Legislation Would Add Tolls to Interstate 80
A new bill would grant the Wyoming Transportation Commission the authority to impose tolls on all lanes of over 400 miles of I-80 to fund infrastructure needs on the roadway.
Increasing Passenger Rail Service from Pittsburgh Would Be Costly, Studies Show
Transportation advocates are calling for expanded rail service to the east, but studies indicate the needed infrastructure improvements would be pricey.
Billboards Having a Moment in Philadelphia
A proposal to add billboard advertisements to a pair of city-owned buildings come at a time when residents, and the federal government, are already concerned about the proliferation of billboards in the city.
State Audit Echoes Concerns About Pennsylvania Turnpike Finances
There's a tug of war underway in Pennsylvania over $450 million a year in funding for public transit generated by the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
PennDOT Planning Higher Speed Limits on Interstates
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is scrutinizing the details of a plan to raise speed limits on roads all over the state.
Philadelphia Replacing 7 Bridges Above Vine Street Expressway
"A five-year, $82 million project to replace seven bridges over the Vine Street Expressway will also remodel the cultural spine of the city," reports Paul Nussbaum.
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