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PA State Transportation Commission Wants to Hear From You

As odd as it may sound in this time of fiscal uncertainty (what with Harrisburg deliberating whether or not to fund transportation at all), the State’s Transportation Commission is seeking public comment as it develops its “Twelve Year Transportation Program.” … Continue reading

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Dedicated Bike & Ped Funding in Transportation Bill

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, the Pennsylvania Senate passed SB1 with a vote of 45-5.  SB 1 is a $2.5 billion transportation funding bill.  The bill includes a new Multi-Modal Fund which includes $2 million annually in dedicated funding for … Continue reading

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PA Remains Ranked #15 Bicycle Friendly State

Yesterday the League of American Bicyclists announced their Bicycle Friendly States ranking for 2013.  Pennsylvania ranked 15th, unchanged from 2012. The LAB “Report Card” for PA contains many good recommendations for how Pennsylvania could improve its ranking. The top three are similar to … Continue reading

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Transportation Funding Policy Statements

Pennsylvania Walks and Bikes is an active voice in Harrisburg during the debate over transportation funding.  Our efforts have brought bike and ped issues to the table, but we can’t do it alone.  Please take these documents and send a … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Needs A Responsible & Comprehensive Solution For Transportation Funding

By Hans van Naerssen, Chair, Pennsylvania Walks and Bikes February 2013 Pennsylvanians deserve to travel safely whether they drive a car, take a bus or train, ride a bike or walk.  And no matter how one travels to and from … Continue reading

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