PenTrans Happy Hour Tomorrow!
You are cordially invited to join the PenTrans board for our Happy Hour tomorrow!
7/25 5:30 to 7:00
Bru Craft and Wurst at 1316 Chestnut Street, Phila, PA

The first drink is on us if you RSVP!

PA News Roundup…
A new SEPTA map, the downside of self-driving cars in PGH, a new vision for the Philly refinery, exploring the past of 30th Street Station and more.

Officials say the goal is to simplify travel planning for riders.

“Our hope, really, is that they are intuitive enough that someone who’s not very familiar with the network can show…

A coalition of mayors wants Congress to declare a Marshall Plan against climate change by spending on mass transit to curb air pollution in their cities. The mayors of Atlanta, Honolulu, St. Paul, Pittsburgh, and Portland, Ore….

Wider inequality. More sprawl. Worse transit. Those are some of the outcomes we could see from self-driving cars in cities, according to a Pittsburgh-based transit advocacy group.

The state’s Amtrak passenger rail service will be impacted when the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s $450 million annual payment to PennDOT plunges by $400 million …

There are more than 7,000 bus stops in the Pittsburgh region, some nicer –and much safer — than others. The Port Authority of Allegheny County plans to study …

If they don’t, “there will be very severe penalties,” said Deputy Mayor for Operations Laura Anglin.

Years of underfunding transit in the Old Line State has left the Maryland Transit Administration $2-billion short of the $5.7 billion needed to run its bus and rail system over the next decade.

The plant’s closing is an economic gut-punch to the city and region today, but it’s also a once-in-a-generation opportunity for us to think about what kind of city we want Philadelphia to become.

A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia finds little evidence to support the conventional understanding of gentrification as a massively disruptive influence on the well-being of lower-income city…

Philadelphia’s train station, recently renamed the William H. Gray III 30th Street Station, has meaning for this city far beyond the long-defunct railroad company it was built to glorify.

Encouraging people to opt for a “first-mile/last-mile” connection via active, zero emission modes requires integration of policies, plans, designs, and funding

The automobile took over because the legal system helped squeeze out the alternatives.

For a century, we’ve loved our cars. They haven’t loved us back.
Thank You to Our Sustaining Members
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Co-Chairs
Beverly A. Harper, Portfolio Associates, Inc.
Thomas J. Spearing III, HNTB

Executive Committee
Richard Bickel, Consultant — Secretary
Jeff Roken, Urban Engineers — Treasurer
L. Bert Cossaboon, McCormick Taylor
Richard Voith, Econsult Solutions

Peter Angelides, Econsult Solutions
Katie Carver, McCormick Taylor
Edward D’Alba, Urban Engineers
Jeff Hans, HDR
Robert Hicks, COMTO
Marilyn Jamison, Michael Baker Corp.
Adam Krom, Amtrak
John McGee, LTK
Marc Preim, STV, Inc.
Anna Lynn Smith, WSP
Mark Stout, Mark Stout Consulting
Lisa Brozey, AECOM
Patti Gibson, WTS
David Thomas, Jacobs
Jill Bolt, Consultant
Alex Doty, PA for Transit
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