Transportation funding issues addressed at Democratic Policy Committee Hearing

The Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on Transportation was held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA. Mike Strula, D-Lancaster, House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman, announced the committee would be holding the public hearing to examine the issues related to transportation funding in Pennsylvania. State Representative Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, requested the hearing and served as its co-chairman.

Many testimonials were collected that provided to help gain a perspective on the urgent need for a comprehensive statewide funding solution that includes maintenance of roads and bridges and reliable support for mass transit systems. Additionally, the hearing provided an important forum in which to put forward the Pittsburgh region's needs and vision for transportation.

Read testimonials from the hearing below to learn more about Governor Corbett's Transportation Plan and how it impacts District 11-0 which includes Allegheny County.

Mike Cetra, Assistant General Manager of Legal & Corporate Services and General Counsel, Port Authority of Allegheny County

Ken Zapinsky, Senior Vice President, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

H. Daniel Cessna, District Executive PennDOT Engineering District 11-0