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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.
Learn how SPC’s regional plan invests in improving mobility in the region
Planning & Development
Identifying priority needs of local communities to foster economic development
Small Business Assistance
Providing loans, procurement and export assistance
Water Resource Center
Promoting regional collaboration on water topics and issues
Promoting ridesharing solutions for commuters
The Southwestern Pennsylvania (SWPA) Connected initiative is a regional consortium that includes the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Allies for Children, and a diverse group of regional partners to develop an equitable Connectivity Improvement Plan to provide affordable, reliable broadband internet access across the region.
Visit the SWPA Connected page to learn more!
What’s Happening at SPC
“It is a sad day for Southwestern Pennsylvania with the passing of Joe Grata. Joe was a lifelong public servant and advocate for our region’s transportation system first as a longtime transportation reporter who shared his deep understanding of the
Southwestern Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure is slated to receive a slew of expansions, updates and remodels after officials approved a regional transportation improvement plan at a meeting Monday. The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission approved about $6 billion in funding over a four-year
Roads and bridges in Southwestern Pennsylvania will see a $300 million boost in funding because of the infrastructure law enacted in 2021. The extra money is included in a regional plan for $1.5 billion in transportation projects that is set