National Bike to Work Week starts with annual ride around Harrisburg

National Bike to Work Week starts with annual ride around Harrisburg

Monday kicked off National Bike to Work Week in Harrisburg and dozens gathered to start off the week with a ride around Harrisburg that ended at the Capitol with a press conference.

The PLS Reporter was in the Rotunda as the riders finished up their ride at the Capitol steps. 

Monday, May 14, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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PennDOT Secretary testifies before House Transportation Committee on automated vehicle plan

PennDOT Secretary testifies before House Transportation Committee on automated vehicle plan

In the aftermath of a fatal accident in Arizona involving an Uber Highly Automated Vehicle (HAV), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation released a plan to increase safety regulations for self-driving cars. Following the April announcement, PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards testified before the House Transportation Committee to discuss the future of HAVs and the proposed policy plan to regulate self-driving cars.  
Monday, April 30, 2018/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: News and Views
Highlighting safety concerns, Sen. Argall pushes work zone speed cameras

Highlighting safety concerns, Sen. Argall pushes work zone speed cameras

Convinced it will make Pennsylvania work zones safer, Sen. David Argall (R-Schuylkill) is working on passing his bill, Senate Bill 172, that would authorize speed cameras in work zones.

Sen. Argall stated that, "People will learn to slow down," if the bill is enacted.

This bill will create a five-year trial period for PennDOT to place speed cameras in active work zones on limited access highways.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
With Arizona death in rearview mirror, PennDOT introduces plan to regulate autonomous vehicles

With Arizona death in rearview mirror, PennDOT introduces plan to regulate autonomous vehicles

In light of a fatal accident in Arizona last month involving an Uber autonomous vehicle, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced a plan to increase safety regulations for self-driving vehicles in the commonwealth Monday.

“We value the contribution that companies and other entities engaged in autonomous vehicle research and deployment bring to Pennsylvania, but we can’t ignore the concern, and safety always comes first,” PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards said at a summit in Pittsburgh on self-driving vehicles.

Monday, April 9, 2018/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Gov. Wolf and Rep. Phillips Hill announce separate plans to expand broadband internet access

Gov. Wolf and Rep. Phillips Hill announce separate plans to expand broadband internet access

On Monday Rep. Kristin Phillips Hill (R-York) and Governor Tom Wolf held separate press conferences on the importance of getting broadband internet to all of Pennsylvania's residences and what they plan to do to get there.
Monday, March 19, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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