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PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited Public-Private Partnership Proposals Until October 31

10/11/2019
The PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) announced today that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through October 31.

Wolf Administration Outlines Winter Preparations, Guidance for Public Readiness

10/10/2019
With the winter season approaching, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) CEO Mark Compton, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director Randy Padfield held an event today at PEMA to outline the commonwealth's plans for winter services, highlighting the tools the public can use to successfully prepare for the season.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Columbus Day Holiday

10/07/2019
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, October 12, through Monday, October 14, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

PennDOT Reminds Customers of October 2020 Federal Enforcement Deadline for REAL ID

10/01/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds customers that in exactly one year, on October 1, 2020, federal enforcement of the REAL ID Act will begin at airports and secure federal facilities nationwide.

Pennsylvania Receives Funding to Assist Safe Integration of Automated Driving Systems in Work Zones

09/19/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that it has been awarded an $8.4 million United States Department of Transportation (DOT) grant to test the safe integration of automated driving systems (ADS) into work zones. The project's goal is to develop a consistent approach to allow for automated vehicles (AVs) to safely operate in work zones and is the first of its kind in the country.

PennDOT Invites Pennsylvanians to Share Feedback on Construction, Maintenance Services

09/16/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is accepting construction and maintenance services feedback through an online survey. The public can take the survey through October 22 at <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/penndotroadwork">https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/penndotroadwork</a>.

PennDOT Data Shows Pennsylvania Roundabouts Reducing Fatalities, Injuries, and Crashes

09/16/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that according to department data, fatalities, injuries, and crashes decreased overall at 19 roundabouts at 16 locations after they were built.&nbsp;

PennDOT Accepting Applications for Transportation Improvement Projects to Enhance Mobility Statewide

09/09/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that applications will be accepted to fund improvement projects that will enhance Pennsylvania roadways, bridges, transit facilities, park and ride facilities, sidewalk, crosswalk safety improvements, bicycle lanes and route designations under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) through November 8, 2019.

PennDOT Transportation Planning Initiative Named Finalist in America's Transportation Awards

08/28/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) was named as one of the Top 12 projects nationwide in the America&#39;s Transportation Awards competition for its &quot;PennDOT Connects&quot; transportation planning initiative, that engages community stakeholders, planning organizations, and local governments to help ensure that community needs are understood at each phase of a transportation project&#39;s planning process.

PennDOT Enhances 511PA for Labor Day, Penn State Football Travel Planning

08/27/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is encouraging motorists to visit the &quot;Historic Holiday Traffic&quot; page at <a href="http://www.511PA.com">www.511PA.com</a>&nbsp;to plan optimal travel times on major roadways across the state this Labor Day weekend.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Labor Day Holiday

08/26/2019
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, August 31, through Monday, September 2, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

PennDOT, PSP Urge Responsibility, Designated Driving Ahead of the Labor Day Holiday

08/26/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are urging motorists to celebrate responsibly ahead of the Labor Day holiday. The agencies are working closely with municipal departments and other safety partners across the commonwealth to participate in the national impaired driving enforcement and education initiative through Monday, September 2.

Wolf Administration's 'Innovations Challenge' Invites Students to Develop Technologies, Solutions to Combat Roadway Litter

08/22/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that students in grades 9-12 are invited to participate in the third PennDOT Innovations Challenge which encourages students to use their problem-solving, creative and strategic-thinking abilities to solve real-world transportation challenges in a competition among their peers.

PennDOT Enhances 511PA to Assist Travelers to Little League World Series

08/12/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) encourages motorists traveling to the Little League World Series in Williamsport to plan their trip using the real-time travel and alternate-route information available online at <a href="http://www.511PA.com/LLWS">www.511PA.com/LLWS</a>.

PennDOT Opens Rail Freight Grant Application Period for 2019

08/06/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has opened the application period for the 2019 Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP), Secretary Leslie S. Richards said today.

Wolf Administration Highlights How Restore Pennsylvania Could Address Infrastructure Needs in Crawford County

08/05/2019
Today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Highway Administration George McAuley and northwest region District 1 Executive Jim Foringer discussed how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal could improve infrastructure, including rural roadways in Crawford County.

Wolf Administration Highlights How Restore Pennsylvania Could Address Infrastructure Needs in Berks County

07/30/2019
Today, Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary for Highway Administration George McAuley and French Creek State Park Manager James Wassell visited French Creek State Park to discuss how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal could improve roadway and trail infrastructure in Berks County and beyond.

PennDOT Seeks Public Input on Highway Safety through Online Survey

07/23/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking motorists’ input on traffic safety and driving behaviors through its annual online Highway Safety Survey found at <a href="http://www.PennDOT.gov/Safety">www.PennDOT.gov/Safety</a>.

PennDOT Provides Mid-Year Update on Road, Bridge Construction Progress

07/17/2019
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that hundreds of construction contracts for highway, bridge, and other improvement projects have been issued this year.

PennDOT Wins Two Awards for Innovation in the America's Transportation Awards Competition

07/11/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) received two awards today in the regional America&#39;s Transportation Awards competition for an innovative transportation planning approach to a bridge replacement project in Philadelphia and bridge rehabilitation project in Pittsburgh.

PennDOT Marks 30-Year Anniversary of Adopt-A-Highway Program

07/09/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today marked the 30th Anniversary of their Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) program, where volunteers &quot;adopt&quot; a highway to collect litter. Started in 1990, the program currently has over 4,900 participating groups, more than 100,000 volunteers, and over 10,000 miles of adopted state-maintained roadways.

PennDOT Offers Holiday Travel Information for Independence Day Travel Planning

07/01/2019
With many Pennsylvanians expected to celebrate Independence Day with a getaway, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is encouraging motorists to &quot;Know Before You Go&quot; by checking the &quot;Holiday Travel Restrictions&quot; page at <a href="http://www.511PA.com">www.511PA.com</a>&nbsp;before planning their holiday travel.

PennDOT Announces 2018 Statewide Highway Fatalities

06/13/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that in 2018, statewide traffic deaths increased to 1,190 from the record low of 1,137 in 2017. Last year was the third-lowest number of highway fatalities recorded and overall fatalities continue to trend downward.

PennDOT Enhances 511PA for Memorial Day Travel Planning

05/23/2019
With many Pennsylvanians expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is encouraging motorists to use the &quot;Historic Holiday Traffic&quot; page at <a href="http://www.511PA.com">www.511PA.com</a>&nbsp;to plan their holiday travel.

Wolf Administration, State Officials Tout Cycling Improvements, Opportunities and Benefits in Pennsylvania

05/13/2019
To mark the start of Bike to Work week, the Wolf Administration announced a series of planned improvements and opportunities for bicyclists during an event featuring a bike ride around Harrisburg by cabinet members and other state officials.

PSP, PennDOT Focus on Seat Belt Safety, Enforcement With 'Click It or Ticket' Mobilization

05/13/2019
With Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer travel season, less than two weeks away, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) encourage drivers to be safe on the roads. The agencies will work with municipal police departments and other safety partners across the commonwealth to participate in the national &quot;Click It or Ticket&quot; seat belt enforcement and education initiative from May 13 through June 2, 2019.

Pennsylvania Highlights Innovations Designed to Save Lives, Time, and Money

04/22/2019
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that the Pennsylvania State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) detailed innovation deployment successes that benefit the travelling public in its 2018 STIC Year-End Report.

PennDOT Announces Statewide Innovations Challenge Winner

04/15/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that a team of students from North Allegheny Senior High School, has been selected as the statewide winner for its second Innovations Challenge.

PennDOT Invites Pennsylvanians to Share Feedback on Winter Services

04/04/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is accepting winter services feedback through an online survey. The public can take the survey through May 7 at <a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PennDOTWinter">www.surveymonkey.com/r/PennDOTWinter</a>.

PennDOT Announces Next Steps in Public-Private Partnership Targeting Environmental Preservation

03/25/2019
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that three teams will be invited to submit proposals for a program to preserve 140 acres of PennDOT-owned land in Chalfont, Bucks County through a Public-Private Partnership (P3). The land will be transformed into a mitigation site capable of providing on-demand mitigation credits for PennDOT and private-development projects.
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