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PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Presidents Day

02/13/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, February 17, 2024, through Monday, February 19, 2024, in observance of Presidents Day.&nbsp; <br><br>

Shapiro Administration Secures $5 Million Federal Investment to Improve EV-Charging Reliability Across the Commonwealth

01/19/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Mike Carroll today announced that dozens of existing electric vehicle (EV) charging sites will be repaired or replaced through a new, $5 million federal investment from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). With continued Commonwealth investments combined with federal infrastructure programs, the Shapiro Administration is continuing its work to address climate change, grow the Commonwealth’s economy and ensure that Pennsylvania is ready for the next generation of transportation, one that will be cleaner, safer, more affordable, and more reliable than ever before.

PennDOT and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Urge Motorists to Exercise Caution in Coming Winter Weather Event

Vehicle restrictions planned during storm

01/18/2024
Ahead of anticipated snow across the state tonight into tomorrow, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are advising motorists to avoid unnecessary travel during the storm. Additionally, the agencies will implement various speed and vehicle restrictions throughout the storm.

Shapiro Administration Reminds Motorists to Exercise Caution in Coming Weather Event

Snow, rain, and high winds expected; vehicle restrictions planned during storm

01/08/2024
Ahead of anticipated winter weather across the state tomorrow into Wednesday, which will turn to heavy rain with high winds and the potential for flooding, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are advising motorists to avoid unnecessary travel during the storm. Additionally, PennDOT and PTC will implement various speed and vehicle restrictions throughout the storm due to anticipated high winds.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

01/08/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, January 13, 2024, through Monday, January 15, 2024, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Shapiro Administration Receives over $140 Million in Federal Funds to Expand Passenger Rail Across Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania receives $143 million for infrastructure improvements to the Keystone West line between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, up to $1.5 million in Corridor ID funds for passenger rail development along the Keystone line and in Scranton, Reading

12/08/2023
Today, Governor Shapiro announced over $140 million in passenger rail investments through the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail (FSP-National) grant program and the Corridor Identification and Development (Corridor ID) program.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

11/17/2023
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2023, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.&nbsp;

Shapiro Administration Promotes Holiday Travel Safety

Operation Safe Holiday kicks off today with the "Click it or Ticket" Thanksgiving Enforcement Mobilization, aiming to keep Pennsylvania's youngest travelers safe on the road

11/13/2023
With holiday travel just around the corner, the Shapiro Administration is reminding drivers to wear their seat belts, drive sober, and eliminate distractions behind the wheel.

Shapiro Administration Announces Results of Operation Safe Stop 2023

During one day targeted enforcement and education event, nearly 40 percent fewer violations reported this year compared to last year

11/06/2023
Today, the Shapiro Administration released the results of Operation Safe Stop, an annual school bus enforcement and education initiative aimed at enhancing school bus safety for students across the Commonwealth. Held on October 18 this year, Operation Safe Stop is a one-day targeted enforcement and education event during which law enforcement agencies and participating school districts document occurrences of drivers violating Pennsylvania’s School Bus Stopping Law and emphasize the importance of school transportation safety. The press conference was hosted by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, West Shore Regional Police, and West Shore School District.<br><br>

Shapiro Administration Marks School Bus Safety Week, Honors Students at Pennsylvania School Bus Safety Poster Contest Awards Ceremony

10/25/2023
PennDOT Driver and Vehicle Services Director of the Bureau of Driver Licensing Dios Arroyo joined the Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates to honor nine students for communicating important school bus safety messages through their submissions to this year’s School Bus Safety Poster Contest and to recognize three school bus drivers for their superior driving skills.
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