There are some new details about the financial trouble for the PA Turnpike Commission. It is now $11 billion in debt and facing a major lawsuit.
Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike have gone up every year since 2009.
“Three payments have not been made so far,” according to PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards at a House Appropriations Committee hearing last week. “The fourth payment is due in April. That money is dedicated to public transit, and Richards told the House committee that transit agencies, like the Port Authority Transit that get $75 million from the turnpike each year, need that funding.
Source: Local News