Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
In this age of the iPhone, many states are removing outdated emergency call boxes from the sides of highways, but that’s not the case in Pennsylvania where the CBS 3 I-Team found the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission plans to keep spending hundreds of thousands of dollars maintaining theirs even though very few drivers use them.
“The turnpike, quite frankly, isn’t going to survive if this continues,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner told legislators.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved another toll increase that will take effect in January.
Dan Littley, chairman of the Towamencin Township supervisors, says it’s all about community pride and community being.
A bill that would allow for a 70-mph speed limit on some sections of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has cleared its first legislative hurdle.
Pennsylvania Turnpike officials say they will further explore the possibility of converting to an all-electronic tolling system, after a yearlong study has concluded that such a conversion is feasible.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is disputing the auditor general’s warning that the agency is being crushed by debt because of its obligations to provide funding for statewide transportation needs.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is reminding motorists that cash tolls will go up 10 percent on January 1st.