The following is a list of resources used to create the 2006 Report Card for
Pennsylvania’s Infrastructure. Direct links to materials are provided
where available.

American Public Transportation Association
• Expanded State and National Transit Investment Analysis, 2002
• Public Transportation Fact Book, 56th Edition, April 2005
• Transit News, “Transit Ridership Showed Increases in All Modes in 2005 Third Quarter,” January 18, 2006

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, “Short Line Infrastructure Funding, We Aren’t Chicken Waste”

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Policy Statements (

• 149, “Inter-modal Transportation Systems,” 2002
• 299, "Infrastructure Improvement Policy," 2003
• 326, "Waste Water Facilities Construction Funding," 2003
• 382, “Transportation Funding,” 2004
• 395, "Control of Combined Sewer Discharges," 2003
• 420, "Clean Water Act Reauthorization," 2004
• 422, "Watershed Management," 2003
• 434, “Transportation Trust Funds,” 2002
• 445, “Airport Improvement Program,” 2004
• 453, "Federal Capital Budgeting," 2000
• 471, “Aviation Infrastructure Research,” 2003
• 480, "Water Infrastructure Funding," 2005
• 494, “Public Transportation,” 2002
• 495, “Operations and Maintenance of Transportation Systems,” 2002
• 496, “Innovative Financing for Public Transportation Projects,” 2004

•Report Card for America’s Infrastructure

Association of State Dam Safety Officials, Annual Report, 2004-2005

Aviation Daily, “FAA Again Targets Airport Grants in Fiscal 2007 Budget Request,” February 7, 2006

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, "Transportation: Key to Pennsylvania Growth and Opportunity," State Budget 2006-07

Congressional Research Service (CRS), The Library of Congress, Issue Brief for Congress, Airport Improvement Program, Updated March 3, 2003. Prepared by Robert S. Kirk of the Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
• Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Gap Analysis, 2002
• Clean Watersheds Needs Survey, 2000
• Summary of Water Infrastructure Forum from Closing the Gap: Innovative Solutions for America’s Water Infrastructure Forum, 2003

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
• Conditions and Performance Report, "Pavement Terminology and Measurements," 2006
• Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges, and Transit:
2004 Conditions and Performance

Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee, Report on Combined Sewer Overflows in Pennsylvania, 2001

Mercer County Engineers Office

National Research Council, Report on Regional Cooperation for Water Quality Improvement in Southwest Pennsylvania, 2005

National Transit Database, 2001

North Carolina Forum on Freight Mobility and Economic Prosperity, Summary of Freight Planning and Policies – Selected States: A White Paper, June 21, 2004

Northeast Region Council for Safe Dams, Funding for Dam Rehabilitation – Pennsylvania Dams “Needs Statement”

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)
• Dam Safety and Encroachments Act, 1978
• The Inspection, Maintenance and Operation of Dams in Pennsylvania, 1999
• Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report, 2004
• Pennsylvania Public Water System Compliance Report, 2004
• Strategy for Meeting Federal Requirements for Controlling the Water Quality Impacts of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, 1999

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
• Bureau of Aviation

• Pennsylvania Air Service Monitor, Issue 9, February/March 2006
• Pennsylvania Statewide Aviation System Plan (SASP), 1999
• Pennsylvania Statewide Pavement Evaluation Report, April 2005

• Bureau of Rail Freight, Ports and Waterways

• Comprehensive Rail Freight Study and 2003 Pennsylvania State Rail Plan

Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association (PPTA)
• History of Mass Transit Funding in Pennsylvania
• Public Transportation Drives Pennsylvania – A Study of the Economic Benefits of Public Transportation
• Transit Drives Pennsylvania Mobility Fact Sheet

Port of Pittsburgh Commission

Senate Congressional Record, 11/15/2001, Specter & Santorum

Transportation Research Board (TRB), Transportation Research Record, "On the Calculation of International Roughness Index from Longitudinal Road Profile," No 1501

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, Ohio River & Tributaries Navigation System Five Year Development Perspective, Draft Revision 7, February 23, 2006

U.S. Department of Transportation
• Bureau of Transportation Statistics

• Airline On-Time Statistics and Delay Causes
• Survey of State Funding for Public Transportation, 2003 ... ics_2004/html/table_06_10.html

• Federal Aviation Administration

• Environmental Impact Statement, Capacity Enhancement Program, Philadelphia International Airport
• Final Environmental Impact Statement, Runway 17-35 Extension Project, Philadelphia International Airport, March 2005
• “Trust Fund Taxes set to Expire in 2007”
• Office of Policy & Plans, FAA Aerospace Forecasts, Fiscal Years

• Federal Highway Administration

• National Bridge Inventory, 2005
• National Bridge Inventory: Deficient Bridges by State and Highway System, 2005

• Environmental Advantages on Inland Barge Transportation, Final Report,
August 1994