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Transportation Funding Bill

(credit: Steve Tawa)

SEPTA’s Secane Station Among Long-Delayed Improvement Projects Now Getting Underway

SEPTA is on a roll to replace some of its aging infrastructure with resources provided by the Commonwealth’s new transportation funding bill, which just took effect.

01/25/2014

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

With State Funding In Place, SEPTA Ditches ‘Doomsday Plan’ To Start ‘Catching Up’

The new plan would double SEPTA’s capital improvements budget over the next 5 years, from $300-million to $600-million.

12/20/2013

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

Governor Corbett Set To Sign Transportation Funding Bill

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will put his signature on the biggest legislative achievement of his tenure Monday morning — a bill to raise major new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit.

11/25/2013

(credit: CBS3)

Local Organization Calls Corbett’s Transportation Funding Package A Win

Governor Corbett is slated to sign the transportation funding package passed by the state legislature. King of Prussia based GVF, which has been pushing for more infrastructure dollars, is looking forward to the projects to get rolling.

11/24/2013

Tolls on the PA Turnpike

Pa. Lawmakers Push Back Vote On Transportation Bill Until At Least Next Month

The speaker of the state house now says a vote on legislation to raise new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit won’t happen until next month at the earliest.

10/23/2013

House Dem leaders, including Mike McGeehan (second from right), speak with reporters. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. House Democrats Cry Foul Over Republican Transportation Funding Amendment

The amendment being drafted by Republicans who control the House would not only raise less funds for transportation overall than the Senate bill, it would, after the first five years at least, raise less than even what Governor Corbett has proposed.

06/25/2013

Governor Tom Corbett pushes for resolution to transportation funding. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Corbett Pushes For Transportation Funding

As Governor Corbett presses for action on proposals to raise new funding for roads, bridges, and mass transit, the focus continues to be on differences between the state House, Senate and governor on the issue.

05/31/2013

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