Erin Waters-Trasatt

(A billboard structure at Second and Race Streets, in Old City, adjacent to I-95 and the Ben Franklin Bridge.  File photo by John McDevitt)

PennDOT Imposing Oversight for Billboards Near Philadelphia’s Interstate Highways

Since the 1970s, Penndot has allowed Philadelphia’s mayor and City Council to regulate billboards along state highways, but Penndot officials now fear that federal highway dollars are at risk without their direct oversight.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

(credit: CBS 3)

PennDOT Rep: Gas Tax Is Part Of Doing Business

Erin Waters-Trasatt, as spokeswoman for PennDOT talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about its importance and how it has affected the Philadelphia area.

01/05/2015

file photo (credit: Luke Sharrett/Getty Images)

New Transit System For The Borough Of New Hope Being Considered And The Public’s Opinion Is Sought

A study is being conducting regarding the future of a new public transit system in the Borough of New Hope.

11/15/2014

(The Pond Eddy Bridge, in Pike County, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Photo provided by Penndot)

Pssst, Wanna Buy A Bridge? PennDOT’s Got One Just For You

You can buy a bridge for as little as $1. Currently there are eleven for sale.

07/18/2014

(File photo.  Credit: CBS-3)

Penndot Plowing Through Its Snow Removal Budget With Lots of Winter Left

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says it has already spent half its winter weather budget, but promises it will be business-as-usual no matter what the rest of the season brings.

01/13/2014

penndot_logo trimmed DL

Penndot Temporarily Relaxes Rules For Home Heating Fuel Delivery Drivers

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has granted a temporary waiver of hauling restrictions for home heating oil suppliers that are having difficulty keeping up with demand in this bitter winter weather.

01/10/2014

(Image from Commonwealth of Pa. web site)

PennDOT Holding Its First-Ever Online Public Meeting

A Penndot spokeswoman says the idea isn’t new — just the method.

09/26/2013

(File photo)

Pennsylvania’s Fatal Traffic Accident Rate Ticked Upward in 2012

There were 1,310 people killed in Pennsylvania traffic accidents last year, twenty-four more than in 2011.

04/01/2013