Leslie Richards

SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel
Mike DeNardo
August 22, 2019 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA's general manager is retiring at the end of the year. Jeff Knueppel met with his top staff last week and told them that he planned to retire as general manager, said SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch. "He's on vacation this week, so he wanted to meet with them before...
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Mike Dougherty
March 28, 2019 - 4:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into Southeastern Pennsylvania to fix roads and bridges. Several projects are already underway, with even more coming down the pike in the near future. "That includes resurfacing of over 270 miles of highway and...
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Tony Romeo
March 03, 2019 - 3:37 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s transportation secretary is defending the administration’s policy of putting more extensive storm restrictions on commercial vehicles this winter. PennDOT secretary Leslie Richards says while weather-related restrictions on trucks are not new, they...
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From left: Robin L. Wiessmann, Pa. Secretary of Banking and Securities; Leslie Richards, Pa. Secretary of Transportation; Angela G. Mago, KeyCorp; Eloise Young, Philadelphia Gas Works; Susan Jacobson, Jacobson Strategic Communications
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Hadas Kuznits
October 05, 2018 - 8:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several hundred Chamber of Commerce attendees started their morning on Thursday with an inspiring panel discussion about women in leadership. Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania's first female secretary of the Department of Transportation, was among the panelists at the...
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Schuylkill Expressway
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Paul Kurtz
June 07, 2018 - 4:40 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards announced plans Thursday for a long-term project to improve traffic along the Schuylkill Expressway between Philadelphia and King of Prussia. Using emerging technologies will be a key aspect of...
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