Pa. House Transportation Committee

(The Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee, meeting June 27th in Harrisburg.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. House Transportation Committee OKs Compromise Funding Bill

In a move that increases the chance for getting a bill to the governor before recess, the committee approved a plan that raises less money for roads, bridges, and mass transit than a bill passed by the state senate but more than what Gov. Corbett has proposed.


(Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner testifies before a joint hearing of the Pa. House and Senate transportation committees.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Turnpike May — Or May Not — Be Headed For Financial Calamity, Lawmakers Told

“The turnpike, quite frankly, isn’t going to survive if this continues,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner told legislators.


(File photo: the Pennsylvania Turnpike)

Some Sections of Pennsylvania Turnpike Could Get 70 MPH Speed Limit

A bill that would allow for a 70-mph speed limit on some sections of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has cleared its first legislative hurdle.