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Pennsylvania officials push transit budget proposal

Pennsylvania state transportation officials and an operator from rabbittransit, a Pennsylvania regional public transportation provider, recently spoke about how Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget proposal to invest in transit agencies would benefit Pennsylvanians.

The proposal would invest an additional $282.8 million in transit by depositing an additional 1.75 percent of the Pennsylvania Sales Tax into the Public Transportation Trust Fund.

In Pennsylvania, public transportation services are available in every county including fixed route bus service in 49 counties and fixed route rail service in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Shared ride service is available statewide.

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