ABOUT KTFCThe Keystone Transportation Funding Coalition is a diverse group of transportation advocates that came together in support of one simple goal: to secure a comprehensive, long-term, multimodal solution to Pennsylvania’s transportation funding needs. Its founder is George Wolff, longtime Harrisburg lobbyist who has worked for decades on various transportation issues.
Membership & Support
Coalition members include the highway construction industry, public transportation agencies, labor unions, farm organizations, AARP, bicycle and pedestrian advocates, land-use advocates, AAA, air and seaport organizations, associations representing local governments, chambers of commerce, travel and tourism organizations, environmental advocates, health care organizations, freight and passenger rail organizations and the trucking industry.
Our purpose is to provide information to help policymakers understand the challenges, and the choices that must be considered if Pennsylvania is to sustain the momentum in returning its transportation system to a level required to support economic growth and enhance the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians.
Under the auspices of the Coalition, transportation advocates undertook vigorous, continuing outreach efforts that included elected officials, community leaders, business people and the public at large. In November 2013, after nearly eight years of effort, the Coalition achieved its mission upon passage of Act 89, a bipartisan measure that is being phased in over five years.
The Coalition has remained active. Its members were determined to support legislators who voted for Act 89, and not a single incumbent who voted for the act lost his or her seat as a result of that vote. In recent months, members have subsequently turned their attention toward Washington in an effort to encourage federal lawmakers to do their part.
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Act 89 – Quick Facts
Long Term Transportation Funding Solution
Jobs Created by 2017-18
Additional Investment in State Roads & Bridges ($) by 2017-18
Additional Investment in Local Roads & Bridges ($) by 2017-18
Additional Investment in PA Turnpike Expansion ($) by 2017-18
This week, the Coalition took its regularly scheduled meeting "on the road," holding it in the East Wing of the Capitol. All four chairs of the House and Senate transportation committees were kind enough to meet with us, and the turnout of our own members -- about 50...read more
This week our Coalition was honored to meet with PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards, who made an excellent presentation about PennDOT's impending financial challenges. The large conference room at PennDOT headquarters was pretty well packed, and there were many others...read more
As we mentioned several weeks ago, the Coalition set out to hold a series of candidate briefings this fall. It was aimed at all candidates - especially first-timers, but we have also invited incumbents - to bring them up to speed on current and imminent transportation...read more