KTFC Update Vol. 10 Issue 4

Dear KTFC Members & Friends: This week we add the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission to the list of transportation entities that are facing financial trouble. The commission’s executive team is proposing to raise tolls by 25 percent for E-ZPass drivers...

KTFC Update Vol. 10 Issue 3

Dear KTFC Members & Friends: Today I want to let you know of our plans to begin a new funding initiative for the various modes of transportation that constitute our Commonwealth’s transportation system. The impetus for this stems from our very productive Coalition...

KTFC Update Vol. 10 Issue 2

Since 2016, a group called the Drive Electric PA Coalition has been gathering periodically to discuss ways to support the use of electric vehicles. The coalition met this week (virtually, of course) and discussed EV fees, electricity pricing and EV-related legislation...

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...