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Gov. Shapiro plans to propose $282.8 million in new funding for Pennsylvania transit agencies in 2024-25 budget

Gov. Josh Shapiro plans to propose $282.8 million for public transit in his 2024-25 budget, a 1.75% increase in Pennsylvania’s share of funding toward its mass transit systems, and nearly $1.5 billion in new state funding over the next five years.

Philly DA Krasner sues state to overturn special transit prosecutor law as unconstitutional

A new law that gives a special prosecutor jurisdiction over crimes committed on Philadelphia’s public transit system is an unenforceable and unconstitutional train wreck, a lawyer who filed a challenge to the measure on behalf of District Attorney Larry Krasner said on Thursday.