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

Kevin Stewart to Replace Retiring Jim Runk as PMTA President

Kevin Stewart by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

After 44 years at the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, the last 25 as its president, Jim Runk is retiring July 20. Runk’s successor is Kevin Stewart, currently PMTA’s director of safety.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
July 8, 2016
Business, Government

Jim Runk to Retire After Nearly 44 Years With Pennsylvania MTA

Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association President Jim Runk announced his retirement pending the expected hiring of a successor this summer.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 14, 2016
Government, Business

Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls to Rise in January

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission voted Monday to increase its tolls by 12% for cash users and 2% for E-ZPass transponder users, effective in January.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
July 29, 2013
Government, Business

Pa. Turnpike Considering Electronic Tolling Plan

A plan by the Pennsylvania Turnpike to move toward electronic tolling would put a 76% surcharge for motorists who do not use E-ZPass devices, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday.

March 13, 2012