travel http://kbia.org en MoDOT issues travel advisory ahead of winter storm http://kbia.org/post/modot-issues-travel-advisory-ahead-winter-storm <p>The Missouri Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory for the weekend because of anticipated snowfalls of up to three inches per hour that could make driving nearly impossible at times.</p><p>Rain is expected to turn to snow Saturday afternoon across the state, posing a risk for travelers because of the rate of snowfall and lack of visibility. The storm is expected to continue until about noon Sunday in the western part of Missouri and taper off across the state throughout the day.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 23:00:53 +0000 Associated Press 30872 at http://kbia.org MoDOT issues travel advisory ahead of winter storm Number of Lambert Airport passengers increases http://kbia.org/post/number-lambert-airport-passengers-increases <p></p><p></p><p>The number of passengers traveling through Lambert Airport in St. Louis is on the rise.</p><p>Airport officials said Tuesday that Lambert served more than 12.7 million passengers in 2012. That included 6.4 million departing passengers and 6.3 million arriving passengers, both up a little more than 1 percent over 2011.</p><p>Lambert officials say 47 percent of passengers last year flew on Southwest Airlines, an increase of 2 percent over 2011. American Airlines was second with 16 percent of passengers, followed by Delta with 13 percent.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:39:23 +0000 Associated Press 27654 at http://kbia.org Number of Lambert Airport passengers increases Caution urged for farmers on roads http://kbia.org/post/caution-urged-farmers-roads <p>The head of the Missouri State Highway Patrol says drivers need to be careful now that the state has granted drought-related waivers that will result in more farm machinery on the roads.</p><p>The Missouri Department of Transportation granted the waivers because the drought is forcing some farmers to travel longer distances to obtain hay, silage and grain.</p><p>Patrol Superintendent Ron Replogle encouraged farmers to review regulations related to farm vehicles and the transportation of goods.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 13:49:35 +0000 Associated Press 19443 at http://kbia.org Caution urged for farmers on roads Columbia regional airport spreads its wings to Atlanta http://kbia.org/post/columbia-regional-airport-spreads-its-wings-atlanta <p>The Columbia Regional Airport will expand its reach beginning in June.&nbsp; Fri, 02 Mar 2012 22:41:05 +0000 Matt Veto 9892 at http://kbia.org Columbia regional airport spreads its wings to Atlanta