Langerholc to Hold Hearing on Charging Electric Vehicles

HARRISBURG – Sen. Wayne Langerholc, (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, is holding a public hearing on Thursday, March 9, from 1-3 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, Alumni Hall, Room 121, located at 4227 Fifth Avenue in Pittsburgh.

The hearing will collect testimony on implications of a mileage based user fee for light-duty passenger Electric Vehicles (EV) to travel on Pennsylvania’s roadways. It will also cover a range of EV issues, such as charging infrastructure, market trends and innovations.

Participants will include state officials and transportation experts, including:

  • Larry Shifflet, PA Department of Transportation,
  • Natasha Fackler, PA Department of Transportation,
  • Mark Compton, PA Turnpike Commission,
  • Dr. George Dougherty, University of Pittsburgh,
  • Dr. Patricia Hendren, Eastern Transportation Coalition, and
  • Nick Miller, Electrification Coalition.

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Nolan Ritchie, 717-787-5400