Infrastructure Funding http://wesa.fm en Stressing the Importance of Transportation Funding http://wesa.fm/post/stressing-importance-transportation-funding <p>Pittsburgh is sometimes known as the <a href="http://www.popularpittsburgh.com/pittsburgh-info/pittsburgh-aroundtown/bridges.aspx">city of bridges</a>, but without additional funding, bridges in disrepair are likely to be weight-restricted and mass-transit systems will have to scale back projects.</p><p>This month, legislative leaders are reportedly continuing discussions about transportation funding in the commonwealth and hope to map out a proposal that could be voted on by mid-November. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 21:10:35 +0000 Nick Frost 19304 at http://wesa.fm Stressing the Importance of Transportation Funding House Appropriations Committee Explores Infrastructure Investment in Pittsburgh Hearing http://wesa.fm/post/house-appropriations-committee-explores-infrastructure-investment-pittsburgh-hearing <p>How to fund transportation improvements hit a traffic jam this summer.</p><p>House Republican leaders wanted to spend less than the $2.5 billion the Senate passed, and neither can agree on where to get the money.</p><p>To try to break the gridlock, the House Appropriations Committee hosted a hearing in Pittsburgh Wednesday to explore how investments in infrastructure can generate economic growth.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:54:36 +0000 Jessica Nath 15220 at http://wesa.fm