Interest Grows in Pennsylvania’s Grant Program to Electrify Fleets
Pennsylvania’s new $12.7 million environmental grant program to electrify freight truck fleets is generating interest from municipal and commercial truck fleet owners.February 17, 2023
PennDOT Contest Challenges Teens to Solve Truck Parking
Pennsylvania high school students are trying to crack the truck parking puzzle in the state department of transportation’s annual Innovations Challenge contest.January 25, 2023
Proposed Pennsylvania Recycling Center, Truck Terminals Cause Traffic Fears
The proposed Grand Central Recycling Center could add hundreds of truck trips to Route 512 — and if the plan isn’t changed, perhaps to the restricted Pen Argyl Road, with a threat of traffic jams.
Pennsylvania Explores Tolling Alternatives to Fund Bridge Fixes
With the proposal to toll nine major interstate bridges to pay for their replacement or rehabilitation now dead, a panel of Pennsylvania state senators set out to explore what happens next to address these costly but necessary transportation projects.
PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan Dealt Crushing Legal Blows
Pennsylvania’s governor, General Assembly legislators and a judge dealt legal blows to permanently stop the state Department of Transportation’s effort to toll nine bridges to create revenue for repairs.July 11, 2022
Pennsylvania Court Temporarily Halts Bridge Tolling Plan
In a sweeping censure, a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judge granted a request from eight municipalities and issued an injunction preventing state transportation officials from proceeding with plans to impose bridge tolls.May 24, 2022
Pennsylvania Truckers Oppose Tolls on Nine Interstate Bridges
The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association is raising alarm about the possible costs to motor carriers of a tolling proposal from the state’s Department of Transportation to pay for upgrades to as many as nine highway bridges.May 3, 2022
Pennsylvania Legislator Introduces Bathroom Access Bill for Drivers
Inspired by Washington state’s successful legislation this year giving truckers greater access to bathroom facilities, a Pennsylvania lawmaker has introduced a bill in that state’s General Assembly to do the same.April 11, 2022
Pennsylvania Unveils Bill to Allow Driverless Testing
Forty years ago, Pennsylvania became a leader in self-driving vehicles when it deployed one to help clean up the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island in Harrisburg.
Plan Would Save Truckers 33% in Pennsylvania Taxes
It’s only an idea for now, but Pennsylvania’s proposed switch from a fuel tax to a miles-driven fee to help generate more money for transportation could be a boon for the trucking industry.