Citing Amtrak Accident, Rendell Goes For Quick Passage Of Transportation Bill“Forty-eight percent of Pittsburgh's bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete,” former Gov. Ed Rendell declared in Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon.
Shuster Brings Transportation Delegation To Pittsburgh To Push For Federal FundsBilled the Pennsylvania Road Show, House Transportation Chairman Bill Shuster, of Hollidaysburg, led members of Congress and transportation secretaries from around the country through Pittsburgh on Tuesday morning.
Local Experts Emphasize Importance Of Bridge, Infrastructure MaintenanceIt's no secret how deficient this nation's infrastructure has become.
Pa. Infrastructure Grades Suffer Due To Poor Roads, BridgesPennsylvania’s grades suffered this year on its infrastructure report card with seven Ds from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Do Higher PennDOT Fees, Gas Tax Hikes Violate Governor's Campaign Pledge?When Gov. Tom Corbett signed Act 89, the Transportation Funding Bill, last November, it meant a hike in the gasoline tax and other PennDOT fees that are being phased in over the next couple years.
PennDOT Fees Go Up Again To Fund Roads, Bridges & TransitIf you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill -- well, think again.
Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate "The Big Fix"Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region's antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.
ALCOSAN Rates Going Way Up In The New YearThe New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up -- way up.
ALCOSAN Increases Just The Beginning For The Big FixAt its North Side treatment Plant, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority cleans 250 million gallons of wastewater every.
ALCOSAN Board Approves 4-Year Rate Increase PlanThe ALCOSAN Board of Directors late Thursday approved a four-year plan, which sees its service rates jump nearly 50 percent between Jan. 1 of next year and 2017.
Lower Weight Limits For Pa. BridgesIt's the "day of reckoning" for bridges across Pennsylvania. New weight restrictions or reductions were announced Thursday.
Hundreds Of Local Bridges Getting Lower Weight LimitsIt's the "day of reckoning" for bridges across Pennsylvania. New weight restrictions or reductions were announced Thursday.