Business, Logistics, TCA

XPO Logistics to Lease Pennsylvania Warehouse ‘as Part of its Continued Growth’

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XPO Logistics is leasing a 628,475-square-foot warehouse in Palmer Township, Pa.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
September 6, 2017
Government, Logistics, TCA

Pennsylvania Turnpike Will Hike Tolls for Each of the Next 27 Years, Driving Away Users, Analyst Says

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The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s ninth straight annual toll increase, approved by its board July 18, helps pay for turnpike operations, plus the highway’s $500 million annual capital budget and $450 million for mass transit systems, including SEPTA.

Joseph N. DiStefano | The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 20, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Logistics Plus to Expand Pennsylvania Headquarters

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On July 13, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that Logistics Plus, which handles transportation and logistics around the world, will expand its headquarters in Erie’s Union Station, creating 44 new jobs.

Jim Martin | Erie (Pa.) Times-News
July 18, 2017
Government, Business, TCA

After Long Delay Pennsylvania Town Signs Off on Werner Trucking Facility

Werner mechanic truck bay Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Palmer Township, Pa., planners signed off on a conditional use application for a truck maintenance and training facility in the northern end of the township after six meetings on the project.

Michelle Merlin | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
July 12, 2017
Business, TCA

The Great Pennsylvania Warehouse Boom

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If there was a real-life version of the video game Pac-Man, it could be playing out here, as retailers and other firms continue to gobble up land and build warehouses at an accelerating rate.

Suzette Parmley | Philadelphia Daily News
July 5, 2017

New Interchange in New Stanton, Pa., Designed to Ease Traffic Flow

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s decision to move an Interstate 70 interchange in New Stanton, Pennsylvania, has helped ease traffic congestion for residents and firms, such as UPS and FedEx, that have distribution warehouses there.

Ed Blazina | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 3, 2017

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Chairman Sean Logan Steps Down

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Chairman Sean Logan stepped down Feb. 23 to join the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

Kevin Zwick | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
February 23, 2017

Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Freight Movement Expected to Increase 40% by 2040

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The 10-county southwestern Pennsylvania region can expect the amount of freight moving into and out of the area to increase by 40% by 2040.

Ed Blazina | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 18, 2017

Pennsylvania Switches to Annual Inspections

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Pennsylvania trucking companies and the Pennsylvania Motor Carriers Association are celebrating in the wake of Gov. Tom Wolf's signing of pro-trucking legislation into law on Nov. 4.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016

Pennsylvania Diverts Road Funds to Pay for State Police

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Money from increased fees and gas taxes that drivers have been paying since 2013 on the promise to fix Pennsylvania's crumbling roads and bridges is increasingly being diverted to support the state police, budget figures show.

Michael Walton | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
September 12, 2016