Skip Navigation

tag | transportation

Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh could reopen by the end of the year

Since the collapse, PennDOT has moved quickly to restore the connection between Squirrel Hill and more eastern parts of the city like Regent Square.

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

Updated: July 1, 2022 | 5:00 am

Pennsylvania court blocks Governor Tom Wolf’s bridge tolling plan

A panel of Commonwealth Court judges granted the municipalities’ request to effectively declare the plan dead because PennDOT had not followed the law.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Update: 6 people confirmed dead from Pennsylvania pileup

The crash Monday was captured in videos posted on social media that showed drivers and passengers lining the snowy road and jumping out of the way as the cascade of crashes unfolded.

By The Associated Press

Gas prices hit record highs in Pennsylvania

Price of gas averaged 4.17 per gallon Sunday, setting a new record high price after breaking a 14-year record high Saturday,
By The Associated Press

Turnpike’s $104M in unpaid tolls draws senators’ scrutiny

The turnpike laid off hundreds of toll collectors last year and speeded up its long-planned conversion to a cashless, all-electronic tolling system.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Open house on options for U.S. Route 322 in Centre County gives the public a chance to weigh in

Community members can ask questions and weigh in with their opinions on the State College Area Connector, a proposed state project to upgrade, replace or realign the largely 2-lane section of U.S. Route 322 that runs between Potters Mills and Boalsburg in Centre County.

By Anne Danahy

Free rides take $104M toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike finances

An internal turnpike report issued in July and obtained by The Associated Press through a Right-to-Know Law request showed nearly 11 million out of the total of about 170 million turnpike rides generated no revenue for the agency in the year that ended May 31.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Transportation funding panel advancing a $15.6B package

The $15.6 billion package of recommendations faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Legislature, and is expected to kick off a debate that could last years.

By The Associated Press