Proponents of a plan to establish electronic tolls on U.S. Route 422, through Limerick, Lower Pottsgrove and Pottstown, appeared to make headway Monday with a 42-member state commission.
Pottstown wants to attract more business to its tax base. So does neighboring Lower Pottsgrove Township, and other municipalities. A new study could determine how, if at all, every entity can win.
A special commission appointed by Gov. Corbett to explore transportation funding options reportedly will see a presentation June 6 that promotes tolling on U.S. Route 422 as a model to be used statewide.
It will have taken more than a year before the work is finished, but construction has begun on a replacement for the already removed High Street bridge over Manatawny Creek.
Montgomery County Community College won an award Wednesday for what the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association called its environmental leadership.
More people are taking advantage of the free "Bike Pottstown" bicycle lending program asa the cost of a gallon of regular gasoline climbs to $4 and beyond
PennDOT said it will close lanes Wednesday on Route 422 through Lower Pottsgrove for a bridge inspection. It plans other closures Sunday and Monday between Collegeville and Oaks.