PHIA News Digest – Vol. 36

August 10, 2015

PDSITELOGO2Pennsylvania Details State Highway Plans, Resource Requests for Papal Visit
Planning for the event is being led by the United States Secret Service, along with the City of Philadelphia and the World Meeting of Families. As requested, Pennsylvania is providing resources, including personnel and equipment, to assist with public safety, security, public health, transportation and emergency management.

Transportation program expanding into six counties
FindMyRidePA, a program piloted in York that offers detailed transportation routes to users, including travel times and cost, will expand into Adams, Cumberland Cambria, Dauphin, Franklin and Lebanon counties officials announced at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

The system can be accessed through the internet on mobile devices and computers by visiting One kiosk will also be set up in each of the counties, largely near Veteran’s centers, said Rich Farr, RabbitTransit executive director.

PennDOT Stakeholders Celebrates 25th Anniversary of ADA Legislation
PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards joined Labor & Industry executive director for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation David DeNotaris, and the Statewide Independent Living Council to celebrate Pennsylvania’s progress in transportation accessibility in the 25 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted.

PennDOT worker injured after being run over by a dump truck in work zone
A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation worker was hospitalized Tuesday after a dump truck ran over his legs in a construction zone in Hanover.


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