KTFC Update Vol. 11 Issue 5

Given that Pennsylvania’s gasoline tax hasn’t increased since 2016, and the federal tax hasn’t increased since 1994, one would be hard-pressed to explain how fuel taxes have contributed to the recent spike in gasoline prices. They haven’t. Yet a number of state and...

KTFC Update Vol. 11 Issue 4

Dear KTFC member or friend: Our Coalition members in western PA got some good news last week when they received word that PennDOT and Norfolk Southern are negotiating a deal that would add a second daily Amtrak route between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. Coalition member...

KTFC Update Vol. 11 Issue 3

Dear KTFC Members & Friends: Our good friend Mike Carroll, Democratic chair of the House Transportation Committee, has announced he will not seek reelection in the 118th Legislative District. His shoes will be awfully hard to fill. Few can match his knowledge of...

KTFC Update Vol. 11 Issue 2

Dear KTFC member or friend: According to initial reports, there appeared to be no life-threatening injuries when a Pittsburgh bridge collapsed around 7 this morning. Ten people reported minor injuries, and three were hospitalized. Three or four vehicles, including a...

KTFC Update Vol. 11 Issue 1

Dear KTFC member or friend: As we begin the new year, our attention turns to the series of House and Senate budget hearings. In particular, this is quite an important year for PennDOT’s budget as we move closer to the expiration of the Turnpike’s $400 million annual...

KTFC Update Vol. 10 Issue 19

Dear KTFC member or friend: Dear KTFC member or friend: Coalition members were treated to a very informative update at our monthly meeting this week, thanks to PennDOT Deputy Secretaries Jennie Louwerse and Larry Shifflet. The discussion covered a broad range of...