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How SPC Makes a Difference

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is committed to keeping our region connected and moving forward. SPC works with local, state and federal partners to plan for the continued growth of SWPA. SPC helps counties, cities, municipalities and townships access more than $35 billion state and federal transportation and economic development funds allocated to the region through 2045. Together, we are enhancing our region’s competitiveness in the national and global markets.

2022 Annual Report Video

A brief animated overview of SPC’s success stories and what’s to come!

2022 Annual Report

Explore an interactive PDF and dig a little deeper into SPC’s accomplishments!

Project Spotlight

What’s Happening at SPC

SPC applies for Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program

Sep 21, 2022

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC), in partnership with DQE Communications, is applying to the Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program (MMGP) to establish and enhance fiber-based infrastructure across the 10-county southwestern Pennsylvania region. SPC is the federally-designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) responsible for

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Statement from Vincent Valdes on the passing of Richard Hadley

Aug 30, 2022

It was another sad day in Southwestern Pennsylvania with the passing of Cranberry Supervisor and SPC Commissioner Richard Hadley,” said Vincent Valdes, SPC Executive Director. Commissioner Hadley represented Butler County on the Commission since 2015. He was dedicated to real-world

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Pennsylvania lawmakers looking for solution to replace state’s crumbling bridges

Aug 25, 2022

The State Senate Transportation Committee met with PennDOT officials Wednesday in Pittsburgh to discuss different ideas to fix bridges across Pennsylvania, now that tolling is off the table. PennDOT planned to implement tolling on at least nine major bridges across

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