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State Transportation Commission Adopts Updated 12-Year Transportation Program

08/17/2022
Pennsylvania's State Transportation Commission (STC) today updated the 12-Year Program. The new plan anticipates $84 billion will be available over the next 12 years for improvements to roads, bridges, transit systems, airports and railroads.

PennDOT Offers Drivers Facing Suspension Second Chance

08/16/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that select drivers facing a suspension due to accumulation of points on their driving records or for a conviction of excessive speeding now have a chance at redemption through successfully completing the newly-instituted Driver Improvement School (DIS) offered by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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

08/15/2022
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, Pa. Turnpike, RIDC of Southwestern PA to Collaborate on State-of-the-Art Safety, Training and Research Facility

08/11/2022
Mount Pleasant, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Yassmin Gramian today announced that the department, the Pa. Turnpike Commission, and the Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) of Southwestern PA are partnering on site planning and design for the Pennsylvania Safety, Transportation and Research Track, or PennSTART — a state-of-the-art facility envisioned to benefit emergency responders, transportation technology companies, and research institutions while supporting the local economy.

PennDOT Announces Application Period for 2022 Rail Freight Grant Programs

08/08/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the application period for the grants under the Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP) is now open.

Wolf Administration Calls on Pennsylvanians to 'Fight Dirty' in New Anti-Litter Campaign

08/01/2022
The Wolf Administration today joined Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful representatives to announce the launch of the statewide anti-litter campaign, &quot;PA Fights Dirty: Every Litter Bit Matters.&quot;

Wolf Administration Highlights Commitment to Clean Transportation

07/28/2022
The Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Environmental Protection (DEP) – along with partners from Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, Sheetz, and PPL – highlighted Pennsylvania&#39;s forward momentum in its work related to electric vehicles (EV), putting the commonwealth in a solid position to maximize new funds available to support EVs through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).

PennDOT Expands Online Services for People with Disabilities

07/25/2022
In an effort to help provide its customers with improved service and increased convenience, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that customers who have a Person with Disabilities Parking Placard can now have the option to renew, receive a replacement or update their address on their permanent Persons with Disabilities Parking Placard online from the comfort of their home.

PennDOT Receives Regional AASHTO Award for Reconnecting Pittsburgh Communities through I-579 Cap Project

07/15/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that it was the recipient of a regional America&#39;s Transportation Award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). PennDOT was recognized for its efforts as part of the I-579 Cap Urban Connector project in Pittsburgh, in the &quot;Quality of Life/Community Development&quot; category.

Wolf Administration Highlights Responsible Celebration Ahead of Independence Day Holiday Weekend

06/29/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission held a media event today urging safe and responsible celebration this coming holiday weekend, and always.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Independence Day Holiday

06/27/2022
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, July 2, through Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.

PennDOT Enhances Customer Information with New Database of Suspended Inspection Stations, Inspectors, Dealers, and Issuing Agents

06/17/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that it has enhanced transparency for customers by launching a new database showing which vehicle inspection stations, inspectors, dealers, and issuing agents are under suspension for infractions of state inspection regulations and laws as well as contract violations.

PennDOT Urges Caution in Work Zones

06/16/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding motorists to drive safely in work zones after there have been several incidents of work zone intrusions resulting in motorists hitting PennDOT employees or equipment.

PennDOT Seeks Public Engagement in Transportation Planning Process

06/15/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to participate in a comment period between now and June 30 on the draft 2023 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

PennDOT Invites Public Feedback on Components of Proposed State Plan for National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program

06/15/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today launched a survey for the public to share feedback on the goals, infrastructure-prioritization, and program-administration components of the Draft Pennsylvania State Plan for access to National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program funds.

Wolf Administration Urges Pennsylvanians to Review Transit Options and Apply for Transportation Assistance Programs, Highlights Importance of Access to Health Care and Jobs

06/13/2022
Officials from the Pennsylvania departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Human Services (DHS) today urged Pennsylvanians to use Find My Ride (FMR) to learn about public transit options and apply for transportation assistance programs. The participants underscored transit&#39;s critical role in getting people to work and medical appointments while connecting them to their communities.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Juneteenth

06/13/2022
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, June 18, through Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of Juneteenth National Freedom Day (Juneteenth).

PennDOT, PSP, Highway Safety Network Focus on Seat Belt Safety with 'Click It or Ticket' Mobilization

05/26/2022
With Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer travel season, less than a week away, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and Highway Safety Network (HSN) are urging motorists to drive safe. The agencies are working with municipal police departments and other safety partners across the commonwealth to participate in the National &quot;Click It or Ticket&quot; (CIOT) Enforcement Mobilization running through June 5.

State Employees Honored with Governor’s Awards for Excellence for “Find My Ride Apply” Transportation Assistance Tool

05/20/2022
At a ceremony today, Governor Tom Wolf presented a group of employees from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Office of Administration (OA) with the Governor&#39;s Awards for Excellence, in recognition of their efforts to develop Find My Ride (FMR) Apply, an easy-to-use online tool that allows individuals in most Pennsylvania counties to apply for transportation assistance programs.

PennDOT, Partners Tout Improvements, Safety, and Opportunities for Bicycle Use

05/20/2022
To mark May 20, 2022 as Bike to Work Day in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), rabbittransit and Commuter Services of PA held an event at the Middletown Train Station to highlight improvements and opportunities for cyclists in Pennsylvania.

State Employees Honored for Developing Pennsylvania's Litter Action Plan

05/19/2022
At a ceremony tomorrow, Governor Tom Wolf will present a group of employees from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) with Governor&#39;s Awards for Excellence, in recognition of their efforts to develop the first-ever Pennsylvania Litter Action Plan.

Wolf Administration Reminds Riders, Drivers to Practice Safety

05/16/2022
With both temperatures and the number of motorcycles travelling on Pennsylvania roadways on the rise, the Wolf Administration today reminded drivers and motorcyclists to share the road, obey traffic laws and watch out for one another throughout the riding season.

PennDOT 'Innovations Challenge' Winners Announced

05/12/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that a team of students from Monroe Career and Technical Institute in Bartonsville, Monroe County has been selected as the statewide winner for the 2021-2022 Innovations Challenge.

PennDOT Announces 2021 Statewide Traffic Fatalities

05/11/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that in 2021, statewide traffic deaths increased to 1,230 from 1,129 in 2020.

PennDOT Announces the Completion of the 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan

05/10/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today the 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to establish the priorities and critical transportation strategies to guide Pennsylvania&#39;s project investments.

Federal REAL ID Enforcement Begins May 3, 2023

05/02/2022
With the one-year countdown beginning today for the federal enforcement of REAL ID for commercial domestic air travel and other federal purposes, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) joined the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) and Philadelphia International Airport officials to remind Pennsylvania residents who want REAL ID-compliant driver&#39;s licenses and photo ID cards and have not yet gotten one to gather the needed documents now to ensure they leave plenty of time to get their REAL ID before the federal enforcement date.

License, ID Card Holders Can Save Lives Through Organ Donation

04/22/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today joined the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Pennsylvania organ donation organizations Donate Life PA, Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) and Gift of Life Donor Program in spreading the message that driver&#39;s license and identification card holders can easily help another person live a fuller, longer life by registering as an organ donor.

Public Invited to Learn About Progress on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments in Electric Vehicle Charging

04/20/2022
As the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) continues developing its plans for electric-vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure investments from the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), the public is encouraged to learn about planning and funding for electric vehicle infrastructure, as well as submit questions during a webinar on Wednesday, April 27.

PennDOT Invites Pennsylvanians to Share Feedback on Winter Services

04/12/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking the public&#39;s feedback on winter services through an online survey.

Pennsylvania Highlights Transportation Innovations Designed to Save Lives, Create Efficiencies

04/07/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced the release of the department&#39;s Focus on Innovations report, which showcases innovations recently developed and implemented across the organization.
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