PHIA News Digest – Vol. 8, No. 43

October 30, 2023

SEPTA reaches tentative deal with union, averting strike

SEPTA reached a tentative deal with its largest union, the Transit Workers Union Local 234, on Friday, averting a strike. The ratification vote will be held Nov. 10.

How switching to motorcycles can save drivers on transportation costs

With the rising costs of transportation, many are on the hunt for a viable, cost-effective alternative. If you’re contemplating this transition, here’s some food for thought: motorcycles can be your ticket to significant savings.

School bus safety bill heads to governor

The Pennsylvania Senate sent legislation sponsored by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) to the Governor’s desk Monday by a unanimous vote. Senate Bill 851 will extend and revamp the school bus stop arm automated enforcement program.

Pa. transportation systems need funding

Pennsylvania lawmakers are finally coming to realize what transit riders have known for a long time — that the state’s public transportation systems desperately need additional funding.

Pa. State Police cadet applications up 240%

Following the elimination of the college credit requirement on Pennsylvania State Police cadet applications, the number of eligible applications per month has increased by 240%, according to state police.


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