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East Palestine was ‘H.G. Wells War of the Worlds stuff’
The February train crash along the Pennsylvania-Ohio border has people worried about their health and the future of their communities.
State and local officials press to increase rail safety regulations after Norfolk Southern derailments
Lawmakers want railroads to tell local emergency responders if hazardous materials are going through their towns.
Gov. Josh Shapiro’s first budget by the numbers
The governor delivered his first budget address to the state Legislature Tuesday, proposing a $44.4 billion spending plan.
Larry Shifflet, Tony Williams and others talk infrastructure, transportation and the built environment
State and local leaders came together for a full-day summit focused on rebuilding Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s final budget by the numbers
Kenney delivered his final budget address Thursday, offering a $6.1 billion proposal.
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State officials ramp up scrutiny on Norfolk Southern’s handling of Ohio train derailment
Democrats and Republicans have called for the company to be held accountable for the incident.
SEPTA signs agreement to make it easier for minority-owned businesses to work with the transit system
Philly and Chicago have signed an agreement that would allow small and minority-owned businesses to work for both agencies under one certification.
Nearly 30 years after the ADA, local transit agencies are getting federal funds to make them more accessible
Philly and Pittsburgh are among the cities receiving money from the Federal Transit Administration
Angela Ferritto, Mark Lynch: These are the fresh faces on the front lines
The state’s top unions have welcomed a new generation of leaders in the midst of a youth movement in unionization: A City & State analysis.
Philadelphia gets funding boost for bike trail plan connecting Maine to Florida
The Spring Garden Street Greenway received a $1 million grant to overhaul street and pedestrian walkways.
House Democrats pitch bills to take on price-fixing and price-gouging
‘The act of price gouging is unpatriotic and it needs to be called out,’ said one lawmaker
Labor advocates wary of classification bill despite support from gig workers
A recent poll shows ridesharing drivers want to maintain their flexibility
‘A declaration of war’: GOP lawmakers eviscerate PennDOT’s bridge tolling plan
Lawmakers and business leaders called on the Wolf administration to end the plan
Philly officials support GOP bike lane protection bill
City and state lawmakers rode into Dilworth Park to celebrate Bike to Work Day and call for better cyclist safety measures.