PHIA News Digest – Vol. 7, No. 8

February 21, 2022

Pa., Norfolk Southern negotiating 2nd daily Amtrak train between Pittsburgh, Harrisburg

Pennsylvania officials and Norfolk Southern are inching closer toward a deal to bring more passenger rail service between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. The agreement would put a second daily Amtrak train along the railroad between the cities.

Langerholc issues statement on increased passenger rail service in western Pa.

Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, issued a statement regarding the announcement on the Commonwealth’s plans to invest in freight and passenger rail in western Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania is the #8 state with the most pothole complaints

When you’ve got the second-worst bridge condition situation in the country, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, along with more than 50% of statewide roads not even maintained enough to call “fair,” naturally, a pothole problem is going to follow.

Buttigieg says Pittsburgh will play role in switch to electric vehicles

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says Pittsburgh can play a key role as America switches from gas-powered cars to cleaner electric vehicles in the next few years.


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