missouri highways transportation http://kbia.org en Missouri transportation projects approved for tax http://kbia.org/post/missouri-transportation-projects-approved-tax <p>Missouri officials have approved a list of more than 800 projects that would be funded if voters approve a sales tax for transportation on the August ballot.</p><p>The list endorsed Wednesday by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission totals $4.8 billion over a decade for state roads, bridges and other modes of transportation.</p><p>Local governments also would get a share of the proposed three-quarters cent sales tax for their own transportation projects.</p><p>The state list includes 330 new or improved bridges and 3,255 miles of resurfacing on roads.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:33:48 +0000 Associated Press 55874 at http://kbia.org Missouri Transportation Commission Adopts 20-Year Plan, Still Can't Afford It http://kbia.org/post/mo-highways-transportation-commission-adopts-20-year-plan-still-cant-afford-it A long-range plan that transportation officials admit they can't afford was adopted Tuesday by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission.<p><a href="http://www.missourionthemove.org/wp-content/uploads/FINAL_LRP-Tech-Report_Version-2-7-14.pdf">The final version of the 20-year plan</a> states that Missouri residents have identified more than $75 billion in "wants, needs and projects to date," but that "only $14.4 billion of available funds are expected over the next 20 years." &#160;<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-unveils-20-year-plan-transportation-state-cant-afford Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:47:14 +0000 Marshall Griffin 48046 at http://kbia.org Missouri Transportation Commission Adopts 20-Year Plan, Still Can't Afford It MHTC head proposes 1-cent sales tax to fund I-70 upgrades, fix bridges http://kbia.org/post/mhtc-head-proposes-1-cent-sales-tax-fund-i-70-upgrades-fix-bridges <span style="line-height: 1.5;">The head of the </span><a href="http://www.modot.org/about/commission/index.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has unveiled a plan for funding the state’s aging highways and bridges.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The centerpiece would be a new one-cent sales tax.&#160; It&#160;would&#160;expire after&#160;10 years, and would need approval from both lawmakers and Missouri voters.&#160; Transportation Commission Chairman Rudy </span>Farber<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> say Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:49:11 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27817 at http://kbia.org MHTC head proposes 1-cent sales tax to fund I-70 upgrades, fix bridges