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PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

11/19/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including the Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg, will be closed Thursday, November 26, through Friday, November 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

PennDOT Requests Public Feedback on Transportation Funding

11/18/2020
As part of its ongoing work to explore sustainable transportation options, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is requesting public feedback for the PennDOT Pathways Program. Information is accessible at <a href="http://www.penndot.gov/funding">www.penndot.gov/funding</a>&nbsp;and feedback will be accepted through December 17, 2020.

State Police, PennDOT Announce Annual 'Operation Safe Holiday' Enforcement

11/17/2020
With the holiday season just around the corner, while travel is not recommended in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) remind Pennsylvanians who must travel of the importance of safe driving and consistent seat belt use ahead of the long Thanksgiving weekend and the start of the holiday season.

PennDOT Reminds High School Students to Enter the 'Innovations Challenge' to Develop Solution to Ensure Adequate Transportation Funding for the Future

11/13/2020
With the December 18 deadline rapidly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds students in grades 9-12 regardless of their school&#39;s learning model to participate in the fourth annual 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 Urges Caution in Work Zones

11/12/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is urging motorists to drive safely in work zones after three separate work zone intrusions resulted in motorists hitting a PennDOT crash truck.

Public-Private Partnership Board Approves Major Bridge Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Program

11/12/2020
Pennsylvania’s Public Private Transportation Partnership (P3) Board today approved a new transportation initiative that will help accelerate the reconstruction and rehabilitation of major bridges in partnership with the private sector.

PennDOT Announces Two Virtual Public Meetings to Review Draft Pennsylvania State Rail Plan

11/10/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) invites rail stakeholders and the public to provide input on the draft Pennsylvania State Rail Plan during two virtual public meetings on November 16 and 17.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Veterans Day

11/04/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg, will be closed Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Support Automated Truck Platooning Demonstration

10/27/2020
The Smart Belt Coalition (SBC), a collaboration between transportation agencies, including the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC), as well as educational institutions in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Ohio, conducted an automated truck platooning demonstration that began in Pittsburgh and ended in Michigan. The SBC partnered with Pittsburgh-based technology firm Locomation to complete the demonstration.

Wolf Administration Honors Students for Creative Safety Messages

10/22/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), along with Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates, honored four students for communicating important school bus safety messages through their entries in the 2020 School Bus Safety Poster Contest.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Columbus Day Holiday

10/06/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, October 10, through Monday, October 12, in observance of Columbus Day.

Wolf Administration Outlines Winter Preparations, Guidance for Public Readiness

10/05/2020
With the winter season approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is highlighting winter-service preparations and how the public should also get ready for the season.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Commercial Driver Licenses, Commercial Learner's Permits and Hazardous Materials Endorsements (HME)

10/01/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for commercial driver licenses and commercial learner&#39;s permits will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

PennDOT Resumes Motorcycle Safety Training Courses

09/28/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (PAMSP) it is partnering with multiple vendors to resume motorcycle safety training classes for Pennsylvania residents through a statewide pilot program for the rest of the calendar year. Classes were put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic and are restarting with COVID-19 mitigation measures in place.

Governor Wolf Honors PennDOT Employees for Exemplary Service to the Commonwealth

09/28/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is proud to announce that several employees are recipients of the Governor&#39;s Awards for Excellence, presented annually for exemplary service to the commonwealth.

PennDOT Announces Achievements in the Realm of Highly Automated Vehicles

09/18/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced recent achievements reflecting leadership in the realm of Highly Automated Vehicles (HAV) in Pennsylvania and the nation.

Wolf Administration Announces the Opening of Swiftwater CNG Transit Fueling Station

09/17/2020
Today, the Wolf Administration announced the formal opening of service at one of the 24 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations planned as part of a Public Private Partnership (P3). Officials from PennDOT, Trillium CNG, and Monroe County Transit Authority (MCTA) marked the start of fueling at the facility at 134 MCTA Drive in Swiftwater, Monroe County.

PennDOT Resumes Issuance of REAL ID

09/16/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that it has resumed issuing REAL IDs at reopened Driver License Centers offering driver license services throughout the state.

PennDOT Invites Public to Participate in New Safety Citizens Program

09/14/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites Pennsylvanians to participate in its new Safety Citizens program, which encourages community members to answer traffic safety questions in original and creative ways.

PennDOT Automated Work Zone Safety Program Named Finalist in America's Transportation Awards

09/11/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that its Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement Program (AWZSE) program was named as one of the Top 12 projects nationwide in the America&#39;s Transportation Awards competition. PennDOT administers the AWZSE program collaboratively with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.

PennDOT Accepting Applications For 2021-22 Improvements Under Multimodal Transportation Fund

09/08/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that applications will be accepted to fund new transportation improvement projects under the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) through November 6, 2020.

PennDOT: Amtrak Expands Carry-On Bike Program with PennDOT on Keystone Service Trains

09/03/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Amtrak has worked with PennDOT to expand its Carry-on bike program for most Keystone Service departures, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 15, allowing customers to store their bike inside of the passenger coach in a designated space. In addition, Amtrak has launched this on its Northeast Regional trains, and worked with other various Northeast state partners to offer the program on its State-Supported trains in Connecticut and Northern New England.

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

09/02/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that fatalities, injuries, and crashes decreased overall at 22 roundabouts at 19 locations after they were built, according to department data.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Labor Day Holiday

08/31/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, September 5, through Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day.

PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police Urge Responsible, Designated Driving Ahead of Labor Day Holiday

08/31/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are reminding motorists to travel responsibly ahead of the Labor Day holiday.

PennDOT's 'Innovations Challenge' Invites Students to Develop Solution to Ensure Adequate Transportation Funding for the Future

08/26/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that students in grades 9-12 are invited to participate in the fourth annual 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 Earns Regional America's Transportation Awards for Operations Excellence and Best Use of Technology

08/19/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently received regional America&#39;s Transportation Awards for operational excellence and best use of technology.

PennDOT Announces Annual Highway Safety Survey

07/27/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking motorists&#39; input on traffic safety and driving behaviors through its annual online Highway Safety Survey found at&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.PennDOT.gov/Safety">www.PennDOT.gov/Safety</a>.

PennDOT Offers Non-binary Gender Designation Option on Driver Licenses, ID Cards

07/23/2020
In keeping with its dedicated efforts to provide commonwealth citizens with fair and equitable services, PennDOT announced today that it now offers a non-binary gender designation option for its driver licenses and photo identification cards.

PennDOT Issues Guidance as Adopt-A-Highway Activities Resume

07/08/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced guidance for groups looking to beautify their communities as its Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) activities resume across the state, including mask wearing, social distancing and frequent hand sanitizing. These activities were suspended as part of Pennsylvania&#39;s efforts to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
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