Municipal Support Resource Links

Municipal Support Resource Links


Program Contacts

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation 


Phone: 717-710-2090 


PennDOT Connects 
site at PennDOT.

Please direct all training & technical assistance requests to:  Email: or Phone: 717.710.2090

Resource Documents – Marketing Tools

Brochures about the resources:

Newsletters: PennDOT's quarterly newsletter about news and people behind the PennDOT Connects program. If you would like to be added to the electronic distribution list for the newsletter, email or Phone: 717.710.2090. Please provide your name, municipality, county, and email address.


TRANSFORM Newsletter, Issue 1 - Winter 2018

In this issue:

  • PennDOT Seeks Early Collaboration
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • PennDOT Connects Support HUB
  • District 9 Spotlight Meet District 9 Planner
  • Featured Project: Blair County

TRANSFORM Newsletter, Issue 2 - Spring 2018

In this issue:

  • Municipal Input Helps to Shape PennDOT Connects
  • New Resource: Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity
  • Q&A Session with Secretary Richards
  • PennDOT Connects District Feature: District 5 Ramps Up Communication / Project Highlights
  • Best Practice: Boalsburg Small Area Plan

TRANSFORM Newsletter, Issue 3 - Summer 2018

In this issue:

  • Tech Assists Shine Light on Streets as Multimodal, Public Spaces
  • Planning & Research Funds Available
  • Understanding the TIP PennDOT
  • District 8 Feature: Planner Helps Municipalities Navigate TIP Process /Project Highlight
  • Featured Resources: Finding Funding

TRANSFORM Newsletter, Issue 4 - Fall 2018

In this issue:

  • Municipal Planning Can Improve Safety on Roads
  • Tech Assists: Featured Questions
  • PennDOT Connects — Powered by Communities Course Announced
  • Meet PennDOT District 6 Planner 
  • Featured District 6 Project
  • Planners Address Trail Safety

TRANSFORM Newsletter, Issue 5 - Winter 2019

In this issue:

  • New Training Offers Personalized Outreach
  • Online Training Modules Hit the Mark
  • Featured Resource: Improving Mobility & Efficiency Tech Sheet
  • Tech Assist Questions
  • Meet PennDOT District 11 Planner / Featured District 11 Project
  • Best Practice: The Importance of Planning for Mobility

TRANSFORM Newsletter, Issue 6 - Spring 2019

In this issue:

  • How Streets Help Build Community Character
  • Success Stories from the Field
  • Featured Resource: Maintaining or Improving
  • Community Character Tech Sheet
  • Meet PennDOT District 1 Planner
  • Looking for GIS Data to Support Local Planning?
  • Up Your Game using Public Outreach Technology

TRANSFORM Newsletter, Issue 7 - Summer 2019

In this issue:

  • From Vision to Reality: A Coordinated,
    Multimodal Transportation and Land Use Plan
  • Transit Oriented Development (TOD
  • Every Municipality Can Plan for Multimodal Travel
  • Featured: District 12 - Planner Credits Team Effort
  • Featured District: District 12 - Ohiopyle Multimodal Gateway
  • Featured Projects: Multimodal Projects Gaining Speed Across Pennsylvania
  • PennDOT Talks Construction Timing with Chambers of Commerce
  • PennDOT Connects Receives ATA Award

TRANSFORM Newsletter, Issue 8 - Fall 2019

In this issue:

  • Development on the Edge of Town:
    Tools to Shape Desired Community Character
  • Featured Resources: Adaptive Reuse —
    Repurposing Old Buildings
  • Featured District: District 4 - Flexibility is the Key
  • Featured Project: District 4 - New Bridge Avoids Bike/Ped
  • The Importance of Visioning
  • Tech Assist Featured Question: How can my community
    view HOP permits?

Online Training
15-minute free training sessions on the following topics: 

*NEW* Social Media Toolkit: Use these sample social media graphics and posts to promote PennDOT Connects with your municipalities.

PennDOT Connects Resources Graphic
Code Audit Graphic
Visioning Graphic
Safety Graphic 
Newsletter Graphic
Online Training
Personalized Training
Powered by Communities

Access Management Regulations and Coordinated HOP Processing Graphic 
Loan and Funding Reimbursement Programs Graphic
Site Design Roadway Standards Graphic3__PennDOT_Connects_website_button.jpg Transit Revitalization Investment Districts (TRID) Graphic4_PennDOT_Connects_website_button.jpg
Capital Improvement Programming (CIP) Graphic
Integrating Transportation and Land Use in Comprehensive Plans (PUB 688) Graphic
Traffic Operations Graphic 

Transportation Impact Fees Graphic

Tech Sheets
: Two to three-page flyers on the following topics.