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News & Politics

Larry Krasner files suit against law seeking to appoint special prosecutor in Philadelphia

Act 40 requires a special prosecutor be appointed to oversee criminal activity taking place near SEPTA

Philadelphia

Krasner and Street rebuke new SEPTA special prosecutor law

Act 40 would require a special prosecutor be appointed to oversee SEPTA crimes

Transportation

John Fetterman and Susan Wild join Mack Truck workers on picket line in Macungie

The U.S. senator comes to Macungie Tuesday after previously joining UAW workers in Bucks County and Michigan

Interviews & Profiles

Q&A with PPA Executive Director Rich Lazer

The executive director of the Philadelphia Parking Authority talks about workforce issues and fixing the agency’s reputation

Transportation

PennDOT finalizes agreement to expand passenger rail service in western PA

The finalized agreement with Norfolk Southern would add an additional trip between New York and Pittsburgh.

Transportation

Fetterman and Casey urge Norfolk Southern to join close call reporting system

The railroad said in March it would join the system but hasn’t yet done so

Policy

Millions of federal dollars slated for 54 EV charging projects across Pennsylvania

Fifty-four projects in 35 counties selected for $33.8 million in conditional awards for the federal National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program

News & Politics

Understanding public-private partnerships in Pennsylvania

How P3s are used to improve transportation infrastructure in the commonwealth.

Infrastructure

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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News & Politics

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

News & Politics

‘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.

Business

Fetterman introduces bill to allow striking workers to collect SNAP benefits

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

News & Politics

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

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

Transportation

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?

News & Politics

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

Transportation

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.