KTFC Update Vol. 10 Issue 1

Dear KTFC Members & Friends: The COVID relief bill passed shortly before Christmas contained some much-needed financial assistance for various transportation purposes. PennDOT has confirmed that Pennsylvania will receive $410 million in federal funds, helping to...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 17

Unanimity sometimes seems hard to come by these days, but the Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously approved a measure aimed at improving safety for tow-truck drivers, emergency responders and others whose jobs take them close to moving traffic. The “Move Over” law,...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 13

Dear KTFC Members & Friends: Every now and then, we like to step back and remind everyone that Pennsylvania’s transportation network is not a series of individual “systems,” but rather a single, integrated, multimodal entity. In one way or another, each element...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 9

Dear KTFC Members & Friends:The financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic reared its head this week as the PA Turnpike Commission announced it would lay off about 500 toll workers, accelerating the switch to cash-free tolling.The commission had planned to...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 8

Dear KTFC Members & Friends:Amid a flurry of recent news articles regarding the resumption of suspended highway construction projects across the Commonwealth, shoes have begun to drop on the issue of how such projects will be funded.With traffic volume and toll...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 2

Dear KTFC Members & Friends:PennDOT is in the midst of soliciting the public’s input on proposed updates to its Statewide Public Participation Plan. PennDOT’s planning process revolves around the Statewide Long Range Transportation Plan, the Twelve Year Program...