PHIA NEWS DIGEST

PHIA News Digest – Vol. 6, No. 37

September 13, 2021

Amtrak lines could be on the way to the Twin Tiers

PA transportation officials joined Amtrak executives Friday to announce three new passenger lines in the commonwealth that all head to New York City.

Port city review 2021 – Global Trade Magazine

The Port of Philadelphia, also known as PhilaPort, holds several impressive accolades. Not only is it the fastest growing port in the U.S., having achieved a 7% increase in container volumes in 2020.

Amtrak chief promotes 2nd Pittsburgh-Harrisburg service

Amtrak remains committed to adding a second daily train between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, with stops in Greensburg, Latrobe and Johnstown, the president of the passenger rail service said.

Multimodal Transportation Fund applications to be accepted

PennDOT announced that applications will be accepted to fund new transportation improvement projects under the Multimodal Transportation Fund through November 5.

Pa. school districts juggling bus driver shortage as classes start

While school districts across Pennsylvania are adjusting to a mask mandate and trying to maintain some normalcy during the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, they are also struggling to simply transport students amid an ongoing bus driver shortage.

Lycoming County plans public meeting on impact of CSVT project

Now as the project develops, Lycoming County is inviting public feedback on the potential transportation and land use impacts of the new CSVT project along the Interstate 180 (I-180), US 15, and PA 147 corridors.

 

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