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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.

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What’s Happening at SPC

Improvement Concepts Identified For Route 28 Corridor

Nov 24, 2020

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC), in partnership with regional partner, today announced the completion of the Route 28 Corridor Study, outlining forty multimodal improvements between Kittanning and Interstate 80 (I-80).  SPC, in partnership with the Northwest Pennsylvania Commission; North Central

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State seeks to add Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Amtrak train

Nov 16, 2020

Amtrak’s proposal to add another Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg daily round-trip train in about three years is good news to Sharon Calloway of Uniontown, a frequent traveler on the Pennsylvanian train from Greensburg to New York City, where she works. “It would be

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SPC Bicycle Level of Comfort

Oct 07, 2020

SPC’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Team is implementing a comprehensive “bicycle level of comfort”, analysis on our region’s road network. This level of comfort, or LOC analysis aids cyclists in finding comfortable and enjoyable routes as we continue promoting bike

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