New Act Strengthens Distracted Driving Rules, Requires Collection of Demographic Data at Traffic Stops  

Yesterday, Gov. Josh Shapiro signed Act 18 of 2024 (SB 37) into law. The new act strengthens rules against distracted driving from cellphones by increasing penalties and clarifying that cellphones may not be used for playing games, taking pictures, sharing […]

Reminder: Today Is Deadline for PennDOT Survey on  Municipal Seal-Coating Experience

The state Department of Transportation requested that the following survey be forwarded to townships. The survey is part of a study to determine construction best practices for successful and uniform use of pavement preservation treatments throughout Pennsylvania.   The researchers are […]

Applications Accepted for Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) Grants Until 6/30   

PennDOT is accepting applications for the 2024 Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) Funding Program through June 30, 2024. Townships are eligible to apply for funding toward safety and mobility projects, including roadway safety, mobility, and capacity upgrades; bicycle and pedestrian improvements; Local Technical Assistance […]

Reminder: DEP Accepting Applications for Grant Programs until 6/21

The state Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications for funding under the Growing Greener Plus Grants Program and the Watershed Planning and Restoration Grants Program. Both opportunities are intended to improve and protect water from nonpoint source pollution associated with agricultural activities, […]

Municipal Opportunities for Retrofits and Energy Efficiency (MORE) Program Available

The Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority announced $1.8 million in funding for a new grant and financing opportunity, the Municipal Opportunities for Retrofits and Energy Efficiency (MORE) Program, to help local governments improve their energy efficiency.   MORE Grants are available on […]

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