Pennsylvania Transportation Funding

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett addresses reporters after the House passed a transportation funding bill. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

2013 IN REVIEW: Pennsylvania Transportation Funding Approved At Last

The Pennsylvania state legislature’s approval of major new funding for roads, bridges, and mass transit was one of the major stories of 2013.


(The Pennsylvania Capitol. Credit: Getty Images)

Pa. Senate Agrees To ‘Prevailing Wage’ Cutback in Transportation Funding Bill

And a higher speed limit would be in the offing, too.


SEPTA previously said that without adequate funding, its Media-Elwyn line would be eliminated by 2015. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

SEPTA Boss Urging Pa. Lawmakers To Try Again On Transit Funding Deal

SEPTA leaders haven’t given up hope the state House will pass a transportation funding bill this session.


Ed Rendell.   File photo by Chris Kleponis/ Getty Images)

Rendell Criticizes Dems In Pa. House For Abandoning Transport Funding Bill

Transportation funding was one of Rendell’s biggest initiatives and biggest frustrations during his eight years as governor.


(A new weight limit sign on the Baltimore Avenue Bridge in Clifton Heights, Pa.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Fate of Pa. Transportation Funding Bill Still Uncertain

The future of legislation that would raise new money for roads, bridges, and mass transit in Pennsylvania remains up in the air.


(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Hint at Compromise Transportation Funding Package in Pa. Legislature

A key legislative staffer involved in negotiations over a transportation funding bill says he’s optimistic a bipartisan compromise will be ready for a vote next week in the Pennsylvania House.