Tag: PennDOT


PennDOT Contest Challenges Teens to Solve Truck Parking

January 25, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

Pennsylvania high school students are trying to crack the truck parking puzzle in the state department of transportation’s annual Innovations Challenge contest. “Truck parking has been an ongoing challenge for many states, including Pennsylvania. We’ve studied the issue and are […]


PennDOT Assisting Autonomous Transit Vehicle Pilot Test

January 6, 2023

Via: AASHTO Journal

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is participating in autonomous transit vehicle testing in Philadelphia, along with researchers from Drexel University and consulting firm AECOM. The testing involves a mid-size electric autonomous shuttle bus shutting passengers from the Philadelphia Navy Yard […]

Impact & Regulations

PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan Dealt Crushing Legal Blows

July 11, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Pennsylvania General Assembly legislators and a judge dealt legal blows to permanently stop the state Department of Transportation’s effort to toll nine bridges to create revenue for repairs. Before final voting, Sen. Wayne Langerholc Jr. (R) expressed satisfaction July 7 […]

Impact & Regulations

Pennsylvania legislation would modernize management of state’s public transportation systems

May 10, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

Legislation soon to be introduced in the state Senate would modernize the management of the state’s public transportation systems. The legislation would update Title 74 to provide predictability in capital funding and increase local control in transit decisions. The bill […]


Pennsylvania commits $452.7M for road, bridge maintenance

March 3, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently committed $452.7 million to municipalities to help maintain bridges and roads. Funding will be provided through liquid fuels payments, which will be distributed under a formula based on a municipality’s population and miles […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Pennsylvania transportation funding plan feedback sought

November 20, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking public input regarding plans exploring funding options for state highway and bridge maintenance and improvements. In accordance with the Pathways Program, which examines possible near and long-term funding solutions, the department recently […]


Pennsylvania’s Public Private Transportation Partnership Board approves bridge program

November 16, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

Pennsylvania’s Public Private Transportation Partnership (P3) Board approved Thursday a program that the state hopes will accelerate bridge reconstruction and rehabilitation. Through the Major Bridge P3 program, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will be able to accelerate work on […]


Federal funds earmarked for Pa.’s U.S. 219 roadway expansion study

November 11, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

Pennsylvania state officials said the Appalachian Program Development (APD) has earmarked $6 million in federal funding to aid the resumption of environmental studies regarding the U.S. 219 expansion. Authorities indicated the effort seeks to upgrade Somerset County’s last remaining two-lane […]