PHIA News Digest – Vol. 7, No. 15

April 12, 2022

Reps. Meijer, Davis introduce responsible infrastructure spending legislation

U.S. Reps. Peter Meijer (R-MI) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced legislation last week to ensure accountability and oversight of infrastructure spending authorized through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, otherwise known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

CEO: Turnpike editorial wrong on transparency

The Sentinel’s April 2 editorial regarding Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission efforts to operate transparently was just plain wrong (Pennsylvania Turnpike needs more transparency from its officials). To insinuate that PA Turnpike leaders chose to be less than transparent is inaccurate as well as unfair.

PA’s governor candidates feud over how to reduce pain at pump

The details differ, but both Democrat Josh Shapiro, the only candidate on the ballot for his party, and a number of the leading GOP candidates all have offered plans to temporarily or permanently reduce the hit of elevated prices on motorists’ wallets.

American Airlines buses? Airline to offer ground connections

Transportation service Landline will provide 50-to-70-mile rides to and from airports in Allentown/Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania; and Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Pa. public transportation projects receive more than $617M in federal funding

The Federal Transit Administration recently awarded public transportation projects in Pennsylvania more than $617.5 million allocated through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

PennDOT, Amtrak restoring Keystone Service

With help from PennDOT, Amtrak on April 25 will be adding two additional trains to the Keystone Service Line, which operates between Harrisburg, Philadelphia and New York in response to increase demand.

National Work Zone Awareness Week begins Monday

PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and Associated Pennsylvania Constructors hosted a recent event urging motorists to slow down and pay attention in work zones ahead of National Work Zone Awareness Week. The week runs April 11-15, and is designated to highlight the critical importance of safe driving through work zones.


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