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Aug 22, 2016, 11:41 ET Pennsylvania Wolf Administration Announces Investments to Improve 23 Airports

 Twenty-three airports will make safety upgrades and expand operation opportunities with the assistance of $8.8 million in state investments,...


Aug 11, 2016, 12:49 ET Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission Adopts Updated 12-Year Transportation Program

 The State Transportation Commission today updated the 12-Year Transportation program. The new plan anticipates $61.9 billion being available...


Aug 04, 2016, 14:17 ET Pennsylvania Selected to Host State Transportation Innovation Council Roundtable Discussion

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined US Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary...


Aug 02, 2016, 11:07 ET Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Creates New Web Application for Managing Traffic Signals

 Taking another step toward its goal of improved management of traffic signals, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has...


Jul 29, 2016, 13:12 ET 2016 Rail Freight Grant Program Opens Application Period

PennDOT's Bureau of Rail Freight, Ports and Waterways has opened the application period for the 2016 Rail Transportation Assistance Program...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:19 ET Five-Ton Commercial Vehicle Restriction Starts Saturday on I-95 in Philadelphia for Democratic National Convention

In preparation for the upcoming Democratic National Convention, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today issued a reminder...


Jul 20, 2016, 11:11 ET Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Commends Local Officials for Embracing Transit-Service Efficiencies

 With its recent vote to consolidate its shared ride public transportation service into the Central Pennsylvania Transportation Authority...


Jun 30, 2016, 11:15 ET PennDOT, State Police Urge Drivers to Plan Ahead, Designate a Sober Driver for Independence Day Holiday

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering to help decrease alcohol and...


Jun 27, 2016, 08:19 ET PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For Independence Day

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service...


Jun 23, 2016, 14:55 ET Commercial Vehicles Over Five Tons to be Restricted on I-95 in Philadelphia During Democratic National Convention

Commercial vehicles weighing more than five tons will be prohibited from traveling on Interstate 95 between Exit 13 (Interstate 76 West/Route...


Jun 21, 2016, 13:17 ET PennDOT Secretary Takes Lead in Young Driver Safety Initiative

PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards is using a personal approach in a new program aimed at delivering an important safety message to young drivers...


Jun 09, 2016, 15:27 ET PA Public-Private Partnership Board Approves Commonwealth Fiber Optic Communication Project

 Pennsylvania's Public-Private Partnership (P3) Board recently approved a Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission project to install a fiber optic...


Jun 01, 2016, 09:58 ET Pennsylvania Takes Steps to Lead on Autonomous Vehicle Development, Testing with Newly Established Task Force, Legislation

Citing the future anticipated benefits to travel safety, the environment and mobility, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined elected,...


May 26, 2016, 11:00 ET PennDOT to offer non-commercial driving skills tests at certified third-party sites

 As part of ongoing efforts to further enhance customer service, PennDOT has launched a new pilot program that authorizes a limited number of...


May 26, 2016, 10:26 ET New PennDOT Open Data Portal Puts Road, Bridge and Other Transportation Data at Public's Fingertips

 Less than a month after Governor Tom Wolf announced steps to make Pennsylvania's data more transparent and accessible to the public, the...


May 23, 2016, 08:37 ET PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For Memorial Day

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service...


May 17, 2016, 12:09 ET PennDOT, Police Partner for Seat-Belt Safety, Enforcement

In an effort to promote driver safety and decrease unbuckled fatalities, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will partner with...


May 16, 2016, 12:37 ET PennDOT Announces New Bike Route Mapping Tool To Assist Riders

 The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Department of Health...


May 02, 2016, 13:30 ET Pennsylvania Turnpike and PennDOT Announce 70 mph Speed Limit Expansion

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced additional stretches of the interstate...


Apr 29, 2016, 12:06 ET PennDOT Announces First Use of Flashing Yellow Arrow Signals to Better Control Left Turns

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced it will be activating a new type of left turn signal that has been proven...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:09 ET Wolf Administration Announces Plans To Improve Bicycle Access, Discusses Revitalization For Pennsylvania Wilds Region

 Officials from the state departments of Transportation (PennDOT), Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Community and Economic...


Apr 28, 2016, 10:54 ET Public Invited to Join PennDOT Welcome Centers in Celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week

Pennsylvania's 14 Welcome Centers, which are managed by PennDOT, will conduct special programs and promotions to mark National Travel and Tourism...


Apr 11, 2016, 13:16 ET PennDOT Urges Drivers to Observe Work-Zone Speed Limits, Be Mindful of Workers

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today urged motorists to obey work zone speed limits and drive...


Apr 07, 2016, 11:19 ET PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited Public-Private Partnership Proposals Until April 30

The PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) today announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from...


Apr 07, 2016, 09:55 ET PennDOT Reminds Drivers to Focus Full Attention on the Road

 The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in recognizing April as National...