George McAuley opens for IdeaLink 20/20 awards ceremony

George McAuley opens for IdeaLink 20/20 awards ceremony

Deputy Secretary for the Highway Administration, George W. McAuley Jr., opened the 2017 IdeaLink 20/20 awards ceremony for PennDot employees where employees shared innovative ideas to help improve the department. 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Pittsburgh lawmakers discuss putting an end to driver's license suspensions

Pittsburgh lawmakers discuss putting an end to driver's license suspensions

The state House Judiciary and Transportation committees held a joint hearing in Pittsburgh Friday morning on various pieces of legislation by area lawmakers that would put an end to driver's license suspensions for individuals with non-driving convictions.

House Bill 42, sponsored by Rep. Rick Saccone (Jefferson Hills), was the main topic of consideration, as it would remove a license suspension for convictions such as theft, purchase of tobacco or alcohol by a minor, or carrying a false identification card. 

Sunday, October 29, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Bike to Work Week kicks off in Pennsylvania

Bike to Work Week kicks off in Pennsylvania

On Monday morning a group of cyclists met at the Capitol fountain and rode around the city of Harrisburg to kick off Bike to Work Week. 

The cyclists ended at the front Capitol steps and held a press conference to talk about the importance of the biking community and how PennDOT is working to integrate bicycle and pedestrian activities into their transportation network.

Monday, May 15, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
New transportation program could put additional $2.1 billion in PA roads over ten year period

New transportation program could put additional $2.1 billion in PA roads over ten year period

The Wolf administration announced Tuesday the creation of the Pennsylvania Road Maintenance and Preservation (Road MaP) program within the Department of Transportation, which it said is set up to invest $2.1 billion in Pennsylvania roadway infrastructure over the next ten years.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Proposed Pittsburgh bike lane advisory board could have impact on statewide guidelines

Proposed Pittsburgh bike lane advisory board could have impact on statewide guidelines

During Wednesday’s Finance and Law Committee of the Pittsburgh City Council, Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith (District 2) said her proposed advisory board could give Pittsburgh a say in shaping the state’s guidelines on bike lanes. 

In order to address the current trend of increasing bike lanes across the city, the Councilwoman introduced a proposal last week to create an advisory board that will allow biking stakeholders, the administration and residents of the city to work together to decide where the alternative transportation lanes should and shouldn’t be placed. 
Thursday, January 12, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
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