Today’s Headlines

  • Even Though We Need Better Road Maintenance, MOBikeFed Stands Against Prop A
  • St. Louis Public Radio Guests Discuss Pros and Cons of Prop A — Cigarette Tax for Transpo
  • McKenna: Money Goes “Directly Back Into Road Construction” — Does That Mean Maintenance? (EMissourian)
  • Metro Art’s 2016 MetroScapes Art Exhibit Opens Tonight in Maplewood (NextStop)
  • It’s That Time of Year: Watch for Deer While Driving (ABC17)
  • Good Road Infrastructure in Missouri Can Keep Food Costs Down (Missouri Farmer Today)

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Transportation Among Biggest State Legislation Topics in 2016 (Missouri Times) If “Demand Isn’t There to Support That Road, Maybe It Shouldn’t Be Paved” (KC Star) Dozens of Roads Remain Closed Due to Flooding; Check MoDOT’s and IDOT’s Info for Updates Amtrak Ridership Down in Missouri, Up in Kansas (KC Star) A Bicycle Autobahn? It’s True… in Germany (Yahoo! News)

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Krewson’s Mayoral Acceptance Speech Mentions Transit, Safer Neighborhoods (St. Louis Business Journal) Catarino Vega Turns Into, Severely Injures Ljuban Ostojic in Platte County (KMZU) Motorist Drives Off, Allegedly Laughing, After Mowing Down, Injuring Cyclist Near KC (Fox4KC) If New Transpo Task Force Created in Missouri, Odds Are It’ll Only Focus on Improvements for Cars (Ozarks First) […]

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This Half-Mile of Road Is Getting a Lot of Attention in St. Louis County (Post-Dispatch) Tim Gets to Work Using MetroLink (NextStop) Bike Infrastructure in Carthage Is Booming (Joplin Globe) Union, Missouri, Closer to Getting Transportation Committee (The Missourian) IDOT Approves 33 Bike/Ped Improvement Projects (BND) America Walks RFP for Its 2017 Summit in St. Paul, […]

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It’s Hard to Find Anything on Missouri Governor Candidates’ Stance on Transportation (The Missourian) MetroLink Should Be Designed for the Long-Term (Post-Dispatch) Police Still Searching for Motorist Who Hit, Injured Cyclist in University City (KMOV) South County Connector Road Project Permanently Shelved (Post-Dispatch) Reopening of Missouri River Bridge in Jeff City Delayed (News Tribune) KC […]

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St. Louis Among Top 25 U.S. Cities for Transportation Tech Innovation (U.S. PIRG) Road Maintenance to Be Severely Cut Back in Missouri According to MoDOT (STLPubRadio, KMOV-TV) Lessons From Other States About How to Increase Transportation Funds (T4America) Central Missouri to Receive $3M in Federal Funding from the Transportation Alternatives Program Through MoDOT (KBIA) 24-Year-Old Woman Killed by Motorist in St. […]
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Civil Rights Advocates Challenge Missouri DOT’s Discriminatory Spending

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For every dollar per capita that urban areas contribute to transportation funding in Missouri, the state returns 35 cents, while rural areas receive $4.31 for every dollar they contribute. Graphic: Missouri Coalition for Better Transit Missouri, like many other states, shifts transportation funds from cities to rural areas — it collects most gas tax revenue from urban [...]