Federal dollars, forward progress: How transportation and transit projects are picking up speed

Pennsylvania leaders are preparing to take full advantage of a once-in-a-generation infrastructure investment.

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Leslie Richards on aging transportation systems in an ever-changing transit world

SEPTA General Manager Leslie Richards discusses modernization, federal funding and adjusting to a new commuter world

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‘It's in everything that we do’: Wayne Langerholc talks all things transportation

The chair of the Senate Transportation Committee discussed the opportunities in drone deployment and combating crime on public transit.


Fetterman introduces bill to allow striking workers to collect SNAP benefits

The bill comes amid ongoing strikes from the locomotive industry to entertainment

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Lawmakers renew calls for rail safety reforms after state’s latest train derailment

The accident has intensified the attention of state and federal officials.


With I-95 bridge success, Shapiro has passed his first big test

The governor’s handling of the disaster has won over some critics. But will it help win over a divided legislature?

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Shapiro: I-95 expected to reopen by this weekend

The governor and reconstruction project have been in the national spotlight since the June 11 collapse


A brief history of havoc on Pennsylvania’s highways

City & State looks at some of the most memorable highway incidents over the last 10 years.


I-95 collapse spotlights issues with road and bridge funding

Numerous factors are complicating the road ahead for the state’s gas tax.

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‘Ateball,’ ‘Bosbich,’ and more rejected Pennsylvania vanity plates

From the puerile to the racist, countless personalized license plate applications are denied daily by PennDOT.

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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.