Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Performance Results

July 2019

Delivering Results that Improve Your Mobility and Quality of Life

PennDOT oversees programs and policies affecting highways, urban and rural public transportation, airports, railroads, ports, and waterways. More than three-quarters of PennDOT's annual budget is invested in Pennsylvania's approximately 120,000 miles of state and local highways and 32,000 state and local bridges. PennDOT is directly responsible for nearly 40,000 miles of highway and roughly 25,000 bridges, a system first established in 1911.

A comprehensive summary of accomplishments and funding usage in 2018 can be found in our 2018 Annual Report.

171

Construction Contracts Completed By Private-Sector Partners

171

Construction Contracts Completed By Private-Sector Partners

4,329

Projects Put Out to Bid

4,329

Projects Put Out to Bid

$11

Billion in Projects Put Out to Bid

$11

Billion in Projects Put Out to Bid

4,383

Miles of Roadway Improved*

4,383

Miles of Roadway Improved*

† Since 2015 | ‡ From January 2019 Through May 22, 2019 | * In 2018

From January 2019 through June 2019, 171 construction contracts for highway, bridge, and other improvement projects were completed statewide through PennDOT's private-sector partners.

PennDOT has put out 1,300 bridge projects and 3,029 projects for roadway and other improvement projects worth approximately $11 billion since January 2015. The department is on track to meet its letting goal of $2.2 billion for 2019. See projects happening or planned near you at PennDOT's Project Website.

More than 4,383 miles of roadway were improved by department forces in 2018.

The number of state-owned bridges in poor condition has decreased from a high of 6,034 in 2008 to roughly 2,800. See the condition of bridges near you on our Bridge Conditions Map.

Multimodal

The department supports non-highway modes such as public transportation, bicycling, walking, aviation, rail freight, and ports. This includes investments in and support for more than 397 million fixed-route bus trips, the state's 63 operating railroads and 5,600 miles of track, 127 licensed public airports, and more.

Public Transportation

There are 277 transit vehicles powered by alternative fuels in operation at Pennsyvlania transit agencies.

In 2018, 311 transit vehicles were replaced throughout Pennsylvania with the help of state funding.

Ports and Waterways

Container lifts and containers at the Port of Philadelphia due to PA Intermodal Cargo Growth Incentive Program:

  • Fiscal Year 2017-18 Added Container Lifts — 32,882
  • Total Lifts increased since 2015 (through FY 2017-18) — 128,285
Keystone Corridor

Keystone Corridor passenger trips:

  • Keystone — 1,497,904
  • Pennsylvanian — 215,607
  • Total — 1,713,511

Visit CommuteByRail.com for more information.

Aviation

73 aviation projects awarded $15.2 million in funding (FY 2017-18)

Rail Freight

Rail freight projects were also a priority in 2018 including the following:

  • 26 rail freight projects approved in FY 2017-18
  • 4 Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) projects completed in Calendar Year 2018, improving or adding approximately 31.5 miles of track
  • 15 Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP) projects completed in CY 2018, improving or adding 12 miles of track
Helping Seniors Daily

In Fiscal Year 2017-18, there were 33.7 million fixed-route bus trips for seniors and 3.5 million reduced fare shared-ride trips for seniors.

Driver & Vehicle Services

In 2018, PennDOT's Driver and Vehicle Services licensed Pennsylvania's nearly 9 million drivers and 837,000 motorcyclists, while registering nearly 12 million vehicles and close to 400,000 motorcycles.

Driver and Vehicle Services Statistics

PennDOT Driver License Centers are operated by PennDOT employees and offer driver license services.

PennDOT's standalone Photo Centers are located throughout Pennsylvania. When you receive a camera card, which is an invitation to our photo license, identification card process, you must appear at a photo center to obtain a photo for your driver's license or identification card.

PennDOT partners with private businesses to provide customers with face-to-face, over-the-counter services. Online indicates that these business partners have a secure, electronic connection to PennDOT and can issue a variety of products on-the-spot. These businesses charge a market-driven dee for their services in addition to applicable PennDOT fees.

8.9

Million Licensed Drivers

8.9

Million Licensed Drivers

12

Million Registered Vehicles

12

Million Registered Vehicles

3,077

Special Fund License Plates Sold

3,077

Special Fund License Plates Sold

18,283

Personal License Plates Sold

18,283

Personal License Plates Sold

4+

Million People Assisted by the DVS Call Center

4+

Million People Assisted by the DVS Call Center

10.3+

Million Online Transactions

10.3+

Million Online Transactions

835,787

Licensed Motorcyclists

835,787

Licensed Motorcyclists

378,668

Registered Motorcycles

378,668

Registered Motorcycles

8,696

Participants in the Safety Course

8,696

Participants in the Safety Course

16,246

PA Motorcycle License App Downloads

16,246

PA Motorcycle License App Downloads

281,957

PA Driver License App Downloads

281,957

PA Driver License App Downloads

Financial Information

Motor License Fund Income 2017-18

View detailed information in a table format.

Motor License Fund Expenditures 2017-18

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How to Reach Us

PennDOT's 11 Engineering Districts throughout the state maintain, restore, and expand the state's highway systems. Each office does its part to deliver a safe and efficient transportation system on the nearly 40,000 miles of highway and rougly 25,400 bridges that PennDOT is reponsible for. More information about PennDOT's operations and the state highway system is available in PennDOT's Fact Book (PDF).

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