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...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 1

Dear KTFC Members & Friends: The Pennsylvania Capital-Star had an interesting item about electric cars recently, based on nonpartisan research analysis from the Pew Research Center. The article began with three factoids: that there are nearly 1.2 million electric...

KTFC Update Vol. 8 Issue 17

Dear KTFC Members & Friends: The PA Turnpike Commission has announced it will move forward with a completely cashless tolling system by the fall of 2021. The move will eliminate the jobs of about 600 toll collectors and auditors. Commission officials said those...