PHIA News Digest – Vol. 8, No. 41

October 16, 2023

Passing a stopped school bus? Don’t forget to smile for your $300 portrait

Sometime next week, Cumberland Valley School District will hit the switch on a new on-board camera technology that will dramatically improve its ability to identify and fine drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.

PennDOT seeks public-private partnership proposals

PennDOT announced Thursday that it would be accepting unsolicited public-private partnership proposals for transportation projects through Nov. 10.

Public EV charging may get private boost

House Bill 1474, introduced by Rep. Joe Ciresi, D-Royersford, would allow businesses to tap into private funding he says will encourage them to invest in the development of the statewide electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Doing so will install EV charging at shopping centers, apartment buildings, and “countless other places” for employees and customers.

14 retailers awarded grants to install EV chargers

Sheetz, Wawa, Marabito, Turkey Hill and several other convenience retailers and partners were awarded nearly $36 million in grants to install electric-vehicle chargers at stores across Pennsylvania.

What you need to know about the Vision Zero Annual Report 2023

On Tuesday, October 10, Mayor Kenney, along with city and state representatives, PennDOT, the Vision Zero Task Force and community partners, launched the Vision Zero Annual Report 2023 and the website “Complete Streets Projects Transform Traffic Safety.”


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