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Governor’s Infrastructure Funding Plan

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James D. Ritzman, P.E., Deputy Secretary for Planning, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, discusses the Governor’s Infrastructure Funding Plan.

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Governor’s Infrastructure Funding Plan

  1. 1. A Perspective from PennDOTJames D. Ritzman, P.E.Deputy Secretary for Planning
  2. 2. Transportation Goals in PennsylvaniaPublic Safety Commerce1.5 millionstudents travel byschool bus dailyMore than4,000 structurallydeficient bridges$500 billionworth of goods andservices moveannually1.4 millionAmtrak riders sparehighways fromcongestion
  3. 3. Transportation Assessments• Transportation Funding AdvisoryCommission Report (2011)– Modernization– Finance– Legislation– www.TFAC.pa.gov
  4. 4. Modernization Initiatives
  5. 5. Idea-link
  6. 6. Every Day Counts Initiative
  7. 7. State Transportation Innovation Council
  8. 8. Transportation Assessments• PennDOT Next GenerationProgress Report (2012)– Modernization– $50-70 million in annual cost-savings– Stakeholder engagement– www.ModernDOT.pa.gov
  9. 9. Transportation Improvement ProgramBase Program2009 – 2012 $9.221 Billion2011 – 2014 $8.045 Billion2013 – 2016 $6.905 BillionCurrent Program under development isless than 75% of 2009 Program.
  10. 10. www.dot.state.pa.us
  11. 11. Transportation Investment
  12. 12. Cost of Inaction2,5003,0003,5004,0004,5005,0005,5006,000NumberofSDBridgesCurrent FundingNew FundingMore SD BridgesFewer SD BridgesImpact on State-Owned Structurally Deficient (SD) Bridges
  13. 13. Cost of Inaction04,0008,00012,00016,00020,00024,000MilesofState-OwnedHighwayswithPoorIRI*Impact on Roughness of State-Owned Highways*IRI: International Roughness IndexCurrent FundingNew FundingRougher RoadsSmoother Roads
  14. 14. Pavement Reconstruction050100150200250300350400450500MilesYearActual ReconstructedNeed Not Met
  15. 15. 25%23%20%13%5%3.7% 3.2%0%5%10%15%20%25%30%2001-2004 2003-2006 2005 - 08 2007 - 10 2009 - 12 2011 - 14 2013-16AxisTitleAxisTitleCapacity Adding Projects ( % of the total program)
  16. 16. Governor Corbett’s Transportation Plan• Decreases the flat tax by nearly 17 percent• Generates $1.8 billion by Year 5• Utilizes the Public-PrivateTransportation PartnershipBoard• Ends contributions from thePA Turnpike in 10 yearsFinancial Components
  17. 17. Governor Corbett’s Transportation PlanTimeframe Finance ActionYear 1• Uncap first one-third of OCFT• Cut $0.01 from flat taxYear 2* • Cut $0.01 from flat taxYear 3* • Uncap second one-third of OCFTYear 4 • No finance actionYear 5 • Uncap final one-third of OCFT*Potential use of bond financing in Years 2 and 3.Five-Year Financial Components
  18. 18. Governor Corbett’s Transportation PlanTransportationModeInvestment byYear 1 (est.)Investment byYear 5 (est.)State Roads andBridges$310 million $1.2 billionPublic Transportation $40 million $250 millionLocal Roads andBridges$70 million $200 millionPA TurnpikeExpansion Projects$30 million $85 millionMulti-Modal Fund $60 million $80 millionTOTAL $510 million $1.8 billionInvestment Component**Based on the current wholesale value of gas.
  19. 19. Governor Corbett’s Transportation Plan• Enhance customer service– 2-year registration– 6-year driver’s license• Improve public transportation• Invest in local roads and bridges• Create a Multi-Modal Fund• Continue PennDOT NextGeneration InitiativeModernization Component
  20. 20. Cost of Inaction$1,000,000,000$1,200,000,000$1,400,000,000$1,600,000,000$1,800,000,000$2,000,000,000$2,200,000,000$2,400,000,000$2,600,000,000$2,800,000,000$3,000,000,000Current FundingNew FundingAnnual Construction LettingsNote: The sharp rise in 2009 is attributed to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
  21. 21. Investing in Pennsylvania• Enhance safety for all Pennsylvanians– 31,000 registered school buses– 1.5 million students travel by school bus daily• Sustain interstate economic competitiveness– $500 billion worth of goods and services move annually• Improve mobility and customer service• Create 50,000 jobs as opposed to inducing12,000 job losses
  22. 22. Just so you know…
  23. 23. Senator Rafferty Bill• Senate Bill # 1• Additional $2.5 billionby year 5• Updateslicensing, registration, and permitting feesto reflect inflation.• $100 surcharge ontraffic law violations
  24. 24. Transportation Plan ComparisonTransportationModeCorbett Plan Senate Bill 1State Roads andBridges$1.2 billion $1.55 billionPublic Transportation $250 million $480 millionLocal Roads andBridges$200 million $240 millionPA TurnpikeExpansion Projects$85 million $85 millionMulti-Modal Fund $80 million $115 millionTOTAL $1.8 billion $2.5 billionInvestment Component* in Year 5*Based on the current wholesale value of gas.
  25. 25. Better Never Stops
  26. 26. Safety Firstsafely (adj.) free from harm or risk
  27. 27. GIS Modernization
  28. 28. Multi-Agency Capital Planning
  29. 29. Linking Planning and NEPA
  30. 30. Local Data Collection
  31. 31. Bridge Bundling/Bridge Elimination
  32. 32. HOP Assist
  33. 33. Traffic Signal Management
  34. 34. Pennsylvania Infrastructure Bank•280 loans and $176 million approved•Leveraged an additional $330 million

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