May

06

2019

May 06, 2019

The Senate Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing May 10 in Latrobe on exempting eligible counties from vehicle emissions testing, committee Chair Senator Kim Ward (R-39) and committee member Senator Wayne Langerholc (R-35) announced today.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) announced today that she will introduce legislation in the near future to give counties more flexibility to support public transportation in the face of funding challenges at the state level. [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

Senate Transportation Committee Chair Kim Ward (R-39) said today she will spearhead an effort to confront the major challenges facing Pennsylvania’s transportation system.   [Read More]

Mar

17

2017

March 17, 2017

The Senate and House Transportation Committees will hold a joint hearing to gather information on “Highly Automated Vehicles,” also known as autonomous vehicles, driverless cars, self-driving cars, etc. The committees will focus on Senate Bill 427, which creates standards for the testing of Highly Automated Vehicles (HAV) on roadways in the Commonwealth. [Read More]

Jan

24

2017

January 24, 2017

The Senate Transportation Committee today approved an important government reform bill sponsored by Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-44) that would bring greater transparency and accountability to the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA). Listen [Read More]

Feb

05

2016

February 05, 2016

The Senate Transportation Committee scheduled a follow-up hearing on “The Delay and Delivery of Transportation Projects” on Monday, February 8, 2016, at 11:00am in Room 8 E-B. [Read More]

Sep

16

2014

September 16, 2014

The Senate Transportation Committee today approved two measures sponsored by its Chairman Senator John Rafferty (R-44) that are part of a bi-state legislative package intended to bring greater transparency and accountability to the Delaware River Port Authority. [Read More]

Sep

15

2014

September 15, 2014

The Senate Transportation Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 16 in Room 8 E-A of the State Capitol to consider legislation aimed at reforming the Delaware River Port Authority, according to Committee Chair Senator John Rafferty (R-44). [Read More]

Jun

09

2014

June 09, 2014

The Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery), will hold a public hearing on vehicle accident emergency response by the Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and the Turnpike Commission. [Read More]

Apr

17

2014

April 17, 2014

An upcoming public hearing will examine how Pennsylvania law can be improved to better encourage development near mass transit stations and stops, Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-9) and Senate Transportation Committee Chairman John Rafferty (R-44) announced today. [Read More]