transportation

File photo of an oil train. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Transportation of Crude Oil in Missouri by Train: Is it Safe?

It’s no secret that hazardous crude oil is being shipped on trains that run through Missouri, but are the tracks those trains are running on safe?

09/25/2014

Missouri Department of Transportation workers fill a series of potholes on Woods Mill Rd. near 64/40 on March 18, 2013. MoDOT is asking people to report potholes through Facebook, Twitter or by calling 1-888-ASK-MODOT. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

After Failure of Amendment 7, MoDOT Figures Out What’s Next

A bid to provide the Missouri Department of Transportation with millions of extra dollars per year went down in flames Tuesday with the failure of Amendment 7.

08/06/2014

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Creve Coeur City Officials Won’t Back Transportation Tax Increase

The Creve Coeur City Council and Mayor Barry Glantz, while not telling people how to vote, think there’s a better way to raise revenue for transportation projects than through a $.75 sales tax increase.

07/22/2014

Photo: Getty/Taylor Hill

Nixon Opposes Missouri Transportation Sales Tax

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a proposed sales tax increase is “neither a fair nor a fiscally responsible” solution to pay for transportation needs.

06/02/2014

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Missouri to Create Transportation Tax Project List

State transportation officials plan to release a list of projects by June 13 that could be funded if Missouri voters approve a sales tax increase.

06/02/2014

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Missouri Transportation Sales Tax Plan in Jeopardy

A proposed transportation sales tax that had appeared headed for the ballot now is in jeopardy of failing in the Missouri House, a potential casualty of a successful Republican push to cut income taxes.

05/09/2014

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Mo. Senate Passes Sales Tax Increase for Roads

Missouri senators have endorsed a three-fourths-cent sales tax increase to fund state and local transportation needs.

04/30/2014

Lewis Reed. Photo: KMOX

Reed Polls Residents on $200M Bond Issue

Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is holding a series of meetings to receive feedback from the public before officially proposing a bond that could be used in the city.

04/18/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Senate Panel Endorses Penny Transportation Tax

The tax is estimated to generate $800 million annually and $8 billion over its 10-year lifespan.

04/18/2014

Missouri State Capitol (Jefferson City, Missouri) Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Mo. House Endorses Penny Sales Tax for Roads

Missouri voters would be asked to approve a 1-cent sales tax to fund roads, bridges and other modes of transportation under a measure endorsed Tuesday by the state House.

04/09/2014

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