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Penn State awarded $2.5 million grant for transit study

| Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 7:42 a.m.
A long-exposure image reflects traffic on the Parkway East near Oakland as the last of the daylight fades on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
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A long-exposure image reflects traffic on the Parkway East near Oakland as the last of the daylight fades on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Pennsylvania State University has received a $2.5 million grant for a transportation research program involving several other universities.

WJAC-TV reports Republican U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson announced the grant Monday.

The study will cover different modes of transportation, such as highways, rail and air. Its focus is “improving the durability and extending the life” of transportation infrastructure.

Other universities involved include Penn State Altoona, Lehigh University, and Virginia Tech.

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