Transportation Committee Senator Wayne Langerholc, Chair

Senate Transportation Committee Passes Legislation to Cut the Gas Tax
January 9, 2023

Senate Transportation Committee Passes Legislation to Cut the Gas Tax

Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, convened the first voting meeting of the 2023-24 Legislative Session with legislation that reforms the gas tax, supports Pennsylvania’s farmers and honors our hometown heroes.  [Read More]

Langerholc Bill Authorizes Electric Powered Commercial Vehicles
November 3, 2022

Langerholc Bill Authorizes Electric Powered Commercial Vehicles

Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, announced today that his legislation was signed into law, creating a level playing field for commercial vehicles powered by electric.  [Read More]

Senate Transportation Committee Holding Public Hearing on Improving Pennsylvania’s Major Bridges
August 23, 2022

Senate Transportation Committee Holding Public Hearing on Improving Pennsylvania’s Major Bridges

Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr., (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, will hold a public hearing tomorrow to collect testimony on Act 84 of 2022 and improving Pennsylvania’s major bridges.  [Read More]

Langerholc Reaches Compromise to End Bridge Tolling
July 7, 2022

Langerholc Reaches Compromise to End Bridge Tolling

The Senate of Pennsylvania unanimously passed legislation today led by Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, to stop the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) from imposing new tolls on existing bridges with a Public-Private Transportation Partnership (P3).  [Read More]

Langerholc Issues Statement on Increased Passenger Rail Service in Western Pennsylvania
June 27, 2022

Langerholc Issues Statement on Increased Passenger Rail Service in Western Pennsylvania

Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, issued a statement today regarding the historic agreement to commence passenger rail improvements:  [Read More]

**Media Advisory**  Senators Speaking at Rally to Oppose Bridge Tolling
June 3, 2022

**Media Advisory** Senators Speaking at Rally to Oppose Bridge Tolling

Several Pennsylvania senators will be joining members of the No P3 Bridge Tolls Coalition, an organization against the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Major Bridge Public-Private Partnership (P3) initiative, to voice opposition to the Wolf administration’s plan to toll interstate bridges in Pennsylvania, starting with the following nine bridges. | Wednesday, June 8, 2022 | Watch Live  [Read More]

Media Advisory –  Senate Panel Schedules Public Hearing at SEPTA on Safety and Sustainability
May 6, 2022

Media Advisory – Senate Panel Schedules Public Hearing at SEPTA on Safety and Sustainability

A public hearing will be held on Monday at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) headquarters to hear testimony on the safety and sustainability of public transportation.  [Read More]

 
February 18, 2022

Langerholc Issues Statement on Increased Passenger Rail Service in Western Pennsylvania

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, issued a statement regarding today’s announcement on the Commonwealth’s plans to invest in freight and passenger rail in Western Pennsylvania.    [Read More]

Langerholc Bill to Advance Highly Automated Vehicles Receives Bipartisan Support
January 26, 2022

Langerholc Bill to Advance Highly Automated Vehicles Receives Bipartisan Support

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, held a voting meeting today to consider Senate Bill 965 (Langerholc), which authorizes research institutions and companies to test and deploy Highly Automated Vehicles (HAV) in Pennsylvania.  The bill passed (12-2) with bipartisan support.  [Read More]

Langerholc, Gramian to Unveil Legislation for Highly Automated Vehicles
December 29, 2021

Langerholc, Gramian to Unveil Legislation for Highly Automated Vehicles

Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, and PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian, P.E | Wednesday, January, 5, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. | Carnegie Mellon University’s Mill 19 (High Bay area, ground floor), 4501 Lytle Street, Pittsburgh   [Read More]

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