PHIA News Digest – Vol. 58

January 12, 2016

PDSITELOGO2New I-81 exit in Pa. could open door to growth
Engineering is starting for a new interchange on Interstate 81 in Franklin County, Pa.

A consulting firm for future Exit 12 in Guilford Township, Pa., has been retained using state funding, county Planning Director Phil Tarquino said.

York-Adams transit authority gets a new name
The York Adams Transportation Authority has been renamed to reflect the regional nature of its service area.

The authority, which operates as Rabbittransit, is now called the Central Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, according to a news release.

As Temperatures Drop in Pennsylvania, Wolf Administration Urges Safe Driving Habits
As temperatures have dropped significantly during the first week of 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is highlighting winter safety laws, and urging drivers to prepare appropriately.

“It’s important to remind drivers about winter safety laws, such as clearing vehicles of ice and snow, but we also need to promote driver readiness,” PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards said. “Drivers who may have been holding off due to relatively mild weather should be sure they and their vehicles are prepared for the rest of the season.”

Winter Driving: Fines, Plow Rules and Safety Tips
With winter expected to come on strong early next week, now is a good time to review cold weather driving safety tips and rules.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently released information regarding how to prepare your car for cold weather, as well as important reminders on laws regarding plows and clearing ice and snow from your windows.

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