An offer you can’t refuse

August 26, 2010

Editorial pages throughout Pennsylvania have become strong advocates for addressing the transportation funding problem. This week, the Harrisburg Patriot-News and Philadelphia Inquirer weighed in on the issue, and both urged the General Assembly to tackle the issue before the situation worsens. Read more


PennDOT lets $113 million in highway projects in August

August 25, 2010

The state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) put out just over $113 million in projects in August bringing the year-to-date letting total to $1.3 billion. Read more


Governor’s poll shows transportation funding support

August 19, 2010

Gov. Ed Rendell today released results of a poll concluding that an overwhelming number of Pennsylvanians — 95 percent — believe the quality of the transportation infrastructure matters to the state’s economy.  Another 87 percent are concerned about the condition of roads and bridges, including 51 percent who are very or extremely concerned.  The poll also found that Pennsylvanians were willing to support revenue options that will increase funding to meet those transportation needs.  To view the entire news release, click here.


Rendell hits the road for transportation solution

August 12, 2010

Gov. Ed Rendell completed a four-day, statewide bus tour last week to drum up support for a solution to Pennsylvania’s transportation funding problem. Read more