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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'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'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.

PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited Public-Private Partnership Proposals Until July 31

07/01/2020
The PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) announced today that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through July 31.

PennDOT, PSP Urge Responsible, Designated Driving Ahead of Independence Day

06/30/2020
As Pennsylvania continues to reopen, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are reminding Pennsylvanians to celebrate responsibly ahead of the Independence Day holiday.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Independence Day Holiday

06/26/2020
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, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Motor vehicle counter services at the Harrisburg Riverfront Office Center will also be closed Friday, July 3.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, and Learner’s Permits

06/25/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards, and learner&#39;s permits, will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

PennDOT Driver’s Skills Test Appointment Scheduling Now Open

06/20/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds customers beginning today any customer in need of an appointment for a skills test, including motorcycle skills tests, may now schedule online by visiting <a href="http://www.dmv.pa.gov">www.dmv.pa.gov</a>&nbsp;or by contacting the PennDOT Driver and Vehicle Services Call Center at 717-412-5300.

Additional PennDOT Photo License Centers Reopen

06/18/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Saturday, June 20, 2020, additional centers throughout the state will offer photo license services, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.&nbsp;

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Juneteenth National Freedom Day

06/18/2020
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 Friday, June 19, 2020, in observance of Juneteenth National Freedom Day.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties

06/04/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Friday, June 5, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

PennDOT Driver License Centers to Resume Driver's Skills Tests

06/02/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Tuesday, June 2, 2020, driver&#39;s skills test, including motorcycle skills test, will resume at reopened Driver License Centers.

Wolf Administration’s “Innovations Challenge” Winners Announced

05/28/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that a team of students from the Monroe Career and Technical Institute in PennDOT&#39;s Allentown-based Engineering District 5 has been selected as the statewide winner for the 2019-2020 Innovations Challenge.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties; Limited Motor Vehicle Services Available

05/28/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Friday, May 29, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.&nbsp; This includes opening of limited motor vehicle services at its Harrisburg Riverfront Office Center (ROC) location.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, and Learner’s Permits

05/27/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards, and learner&#39;s permits, will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties

05/21/2020
he Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Friday, May 22, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

PSP, PennDOT Highlight Traffic Safety as Pennsylvania Continues Phased Reopening

05/21/2020
As counties move into the yellow phase of reopening and “Stay at Home Orders” are adjusted, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) remind drivers that traffic safety must be top of mind when behind the wheel.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties

05/15/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning May 15, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
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