Tuesday, October 6, 2015


State and Local Elected Officials Talk Transportation Topics
Media, PA - The Delaware County Transportation Management Association hosted its Annual Legislative Breakfast Friday, October 02, 2015 at the Towne House Restaurant in Media. Guest speakers included:

Congressman Pat Meehan, 7th  District of PA
Senator Tom McGarrigle, 26th District of PA
Rep. Tom Killion, 168th District of PA
Councilman John McBlain, Delaware County Council
The political dignitaries addressed a packed room of DCTMA members, and discussed the latest transportation issues facing the county and the state. Topics included the county's aging bridges and roadways in need of repair, and the many projects underway to upgrade the county's vital transportation infrastructure. They discussed how Delaware County's vast transit network helps boost the vitality of our economy. In addition, they gave special recognition to SEPTA for their latest efforts in making the Papal Visit as smooth as possible for the Greater Philadelphia region. 
All of the 50/50 event proceeds benefit a special Engineering Scholarship coordinated by DCTMA. The scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in an engineering program at one of DCTMA's member colleges or trade schools. The award will be given during the 2016 Municipalities Conference and Trade Show to be held Thursday, April 7 at Drexelbrook.
Legislative Breakfast sponsors included Crozer-Keystone Health System, Urban Engineers, and Delaware County Transit, Inc.
For more  information, contact Marketing Director Lauren Avellino Turton at
610-892-9440 or lturton@dctma.org.

L to R: Eric Ostimchuk, Councilman John McBlain, Rep. Tom Killion; Dennis Wolf, Cecile Charlton, Congressman Pat Meehan, Sen. Tom McGarrigle, Grant Gegwich

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