May 25, 2015

Response to SEPTA’s service hours waiver request

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The Federal Railroad Administration Feb. 10 will hold a public hearing before ruling on a waiver request by Southeastern Pennsylvania Metropolitan Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to extend its current waiver of hours of service provisions for on duty points. SEPTA has asked FRA to renew a waiver that the transit agency has had in effect for the [...]

Penn. SLD Pokrowka seeks support of energy bill

SMART Transportation Division Pennsylvania State Legislative Director Paul Pokrowka is asking members and their families in the state to contact their representatives in the state House of Representatives and ask for their support of House Bill 2345. The Pennsylvania Greenhouse Gas Regulation Implementation Act will require the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to receive approval [...]

Pa. SLD: Ask your reps. to vote ‘no’ on H.B. 2109

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SMART Transportation Division Pennsylvania State Legislative Director Paul Pokrowka is calling on all members to help stop legislation introduced here that bans Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority employees from striking. H.B. 2109, introduced by State Rep. Kate Harper (R), would add SEPTA workers to the list of public employees prohibited from striking in the state, including [...]