Transportation & Infrastructure

Car insurance premiums based on job, education can ding low-wage workers

BY: - June 29, 2023

‘What does your education, occupation and income have to do with how you drive?’ one driver asked

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Roads, bridges, trails, ports: White House awards $2.2B in transportation grants

BY: - June 28, 2023

The money provides funds for all 50 states, two territories and the District of Columbia.

Pa. Gov. Shapiro reopens damaged section of I-95 in Philadelphia

BY: - June 23, 2023

'Let this serve as an example to all that Pennsylvania can do big things,' Shapiro said Friday.

Fetterman introduces bill to fund road safety improvements for pedestrians

BY: - June 22, 2023

The first round of funding from the SSRA grant program was awarded to projects across the country earlier this year for a total of $800 million for 511 projects. Of those awards, 473 were for action plans and 37 for implementation projects. 

Damaged portion of I95 will reopen by the weekend, Pa. Gov. Shapiro says

BY: - June 20, 2023

Gov. Josh Shapiro said Tuesday that he expects to outline detailed plans regarding a permanent fix in the coming months.

Philadelphia Democrat proposes more local options for mass-transit funding

BY: - June 20, 2023

Rep. Joe Hohenstein, D-Philadelphia, has announced a new bill allowing communities to raise funds for their own transportation systems.

After I-95 collapse, Pa. Sen. Fetterman calls for more resources for Philadelphia, SEPTA

BY: - June 15, 2023

Fetterman commended the quick delivery of $3 million in emergency relief funds.

Pittsburgh Regional Transit gets $150M grant for bus rapid transit project

BY: - June 14, 2023

'The people in our neighborhoods are the greatest winners,' Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey said.

Pa. Gov. Shapiro lays out plan to reopen, rebuild collapsed section of I-95 in Philadelphia

BY: - June 14, 2023

'I want you to know we are all synced up and we are all working effectively together,' the Democratic governor said.

I-95 collapse spotlights issues with road and bridge funding | Analysis

BY: - June 13, 2023

Numerous factors are complicating the road ahead for the state’s gas tax.

Pa. Gov. Shapiro signs disaster declaration for I-95 collapse in Philadelphia

BY: - June 12, 2023

The declaration authorizes the flow of money and assistance to reconstruct the highway, the Shapiro administration said Monday.

A section of I-95 in Philadelphia collapses. The state’s response. What local lawmakers said

BY: - June 12, 2023

Gov. Josh Shapiro is expected to issue a disaster declaration on Monday, multiple news outlets reported.