Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission http://kcur.org en Missouri Needs $1 Billion To Maintain Highways http://kcur.org/post/missouri-needs-1-billion-maintain-highways <p>A so-called “Blue Ribbon” committee created by the Missouri House to examine the state’s transportation needs has released its report, one day before the start of this year’s legislative session.&nbsp; But the House Speaker doesn’t agree with some of the options panel members endorsed.</p><p>Those options include raising either the state’s fuel tax or creating a sales tax dedicated to transportation needs.&nbsp; House Speaker Tim Jones says he prefers exploring options that are “revenue neutral.”</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:29:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30143 at http://kcur.org Missouri Needs $1 Billion To Maintain Highways Sanders Presents Regional Transit Plan http://kcur.org/post/sanders-presents-regional-transit-plan <p><a href="http://www.jacksongov.org/executive/" target="_blank">Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders</a> spoke at the <a href="http://www.modot.org/about/commission/index.htm" target="_blank">Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission</a> meeting regarding the progress his <a href="http://www.kcsmartmoves.org/projects/jacksoncounty-map.aspx" target="_blank">proposed regional transit system</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 12:33:15 +0000 Eric Baker 18986 at http://kcur.org Sanders Presents Regional Transit Plan