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 21

Regular readers of this newsletter are well aware of the financial distress that the coronavirus pandemic has heaped upon Pennsylvania’s public transportation agencies. Pennsylvania’s transportation agencies are not alone. This week, nine transit agencies, including...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 20

At the moment, it appears that unless PennDOT can work with legislators and the State Treasurer to find a funding solution, it will shut down nearly 400 bridge and highway projects across the Commonwealth. PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian told Senate and House...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 19

Just as we were sitting down to write this newsletter, we received word that the Republican Transportation chair, Sen. Kim Ward, has been elected Senate majority leader, joining newly elected Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman at the top of the chamber’s...

KTFC Update Vol. 9 Issue 18

While highway traffic volumes are getting closer to pre-pandemic levels, public transportation usage continues to be down significantly, creating concerns for Amtrak, SEPTA and public transportation agencies across the Commonwealth. Amtrak is asking for $1.7 billion...

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,...