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]

Mar

10

2014

March 10, 2014

The Senate Transportation Committee, chaired by Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery), will hold a public hearing on emergency response to vehicle accidents. The hearing will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 11, in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg. [Read More]

Dec

04

2013

December 04, 2013

Moody’s Investor’s Service, one of the nation’s leading rating agencies, says the state’s new Transportation Funding Program is “a credit positive for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” according to Senator John Rafferty (R-44), who championed Act 89 0f 2013. [Read More]

Sep

10

2013

September 10, 2013

The Senate Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, at the Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, according to Senate Transportation Committee Chair John Rafferty (R-44). [Read More]

Aug

20

2013

August 20, 2013

The Senate Transportation Committee will hold two public hearings this week to examine the long-term impact to the state if the General Assembly fails to pass comprehensive transportation funding legislation, according to Committee Chairman Senator John Rafferty (R-Montgomery). [Read More]