Transportation News Update: November 23, 2022

In this issue of our #TNU, we're summarizing articles covering topics including:

  • PennDOT Drivers License & Photo Centers are closed Thursday & Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Customers may still obtain a variety of driver/vehicle products/services online through
  • "Building a vanpool squad can save you time and money" – In this video we hear from commuters in vanpool group about program benefits, and getting their time back during the ride to work
  • Amtrak's Pennsylvanian resumes checked baggage and bicycle service after brief suspension period that began in early October
  • Road & bridge project construction maps are now available at the State level with the PA Construction Map from PennDOT
  • Seattle launches pilot program aimed at motivating people to bike or scoot their way to transit stations
  • Allegheny County Discounted Fares Pilot Program application period is open through end of 2022
  • Inspector General report says DOT's management challenges for 2023 include reducing highway fatalities
  • Honda plans self-driving micro cars for people who can't or won't drive
  • Bicycle simulator lab at Oregon State University reveal bike boxes as safest intersection treatment
  • Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle startup Argo AI shuts down
  • Legislation permitting driverless vehicles on public streets signed into law in Pennsylvania