WASHINGTON — During a rare hearing focused exclusively on the commercial motor carrier industry, the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee suggested his colleagues support establishing truck-only lanes to help boost freight capacity.

“We are going to see the doubling in the next 20 years or so of freight traffic, and then doubling again. So this is something — it’s a capacity issue that we have to face,” Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said here April 13 during a roundtable-style hearing.

With a deadline approaching this week to apply for millions in federal funding to fix the decaying Memorial Bridge, an influential group of congressional representatives on Tuesday sounded an alarm that the National Park Service risked blowing the crucial opportunity.

In a letter to Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, members of the Virginia and D.C. congressional delegations said they were writing to “urge in the strongest possible terms” that the Park Service “complete a strong application” by the Thursday night deadline.

While driving to class, a student’s phone on the seat next to the driver dings with a text message. Out of habit, the driver reaches to answer the text. For a minute, or even just a few seconds, the driver’s eyes are on the phone instead of the road. This behavior — called distracted driving — is a dangerous, nationwide problem.

Wyomissing, PA The state's top transportation officer touted local infrastructure overhauls, PennDOT's cooperation efforts and measures to help the public keep tabs on roadwork during an appearance Thursday in Wyomissing.And of course - as has become customary for state officials addressing the Berks County business community - PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards talked about Route 222.She said the good news is that the planned overhaul of the highway's path between Reading and Allentown is considered a priority.



The dedication and hard work of the inspection staff helped to achieve a quality project.  In particular, the dependable leadership and construction expertise provided by Sam Hill (TCIS) was invaluable to the success of the project.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, District 11-0
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