Transportation Bill Good News for County’s Roads, Bridges, Mass Transit

15 Jun

Parkesburg Gazette

Press Release by Dominic F. Pileggi, Pennsylvania Senate, 9th District

Dom_PileggiSenate leaders [on June 5th] hailed Senate passage of a comprehensive proposal to fund Pennsylvania’s transportation needs, a measure vital to both public safety and economic growth. The bill was approved by a vote of 45 to 5 and now moves to the House of Representatives for consideration.

Sponsored by Senate Transportation Committee Chairman John Rafferty (R-44), Senate Bill 1 will invest more than $2.5 billion in the Commonwealth’s highways and bridges, transit agencies, railways, airports and ports. It follows the major recommendations made by the Governor’s Transportation Funding Advisory Commission.

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