SEPTA has received more than $1 billion from the infrastructure law, but this round of funding could not have come for a better time for the struggling transit authority, which is facing a $240 million budget shortfall and drastic service cuts.
About 706,000 households in Pennsylvania have enrolled in President Biden’s Affordable Connectivity Program, which provides discounts on internet bills.
Democratic officials from across the commonwealth announced more than $27 million in funding from the Department of Transportation’s Safe Streets Program to make safety improvements for school students, pedestrians, and bicyclists along some of the most heavily used corridors in Pennsylvania.
Passenger rail advocates throughout Pennsylvania are celebrating this week following the avalanche of news regarding the expansion of passenger rail access throughout the commonwealth.
The proposed rule would require utility companies to locate and dig up roughly 689,000 lead pipes statewide within 10 years to ensure clean drinking water for Pennsylvanians and to protect children’s health.
Pennsylvania Democrats celebrated the two-year anniversary of President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law by highlighting how the bill is benefitting Pennsylvania residents.
In Pennsylvania, $13.8 billion in funding has been announced, with over 300 specific infrastructure projects identified for funding. Approximately $10 billion will go to transit upgrades in the state, and over $650 million for clean water and water infrastructure.
This funding’s aim is to help connect the estimated 8.5 million families and small businesses nationwide that still haven’t been able to access the full capabilities of modern technology.
A day after the collapse, officials said an exact timeline for the complete rebuilding of the heavily traveled highway should be available in the coming days.
Since taking over in January, Gov. Josh Shapiro has put an emphasis on Pennsylvania’s infrastructure. Last month, he announced $58 million for 157 new projects across the Keystone State.