The tax is estimated to generate $800 million annually and $8 billion over its 10-year lifespan.
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.
This April, Normandy is expected to go broke, but Superintendent McNichols has hope that they may last until the last day of school.
Metro president and CEO John Nations is in Washington D.C. to lobby on behalf of the American Public Transportation Association.
A measure that would require builders to consider bike paths and sidewalks on all new roads in St. Louis County is still on hold, but one side says they are willing to talk.
The policy would require builders to consider bike paths and sidewalks on all new roads in St. Louis County.
A move by the St. Louis-area mass transit agency Metro will make it harder for homeless people to nap on bus shelter benches downtown, a move that has angered some advocates for the homeless.
“[They’ll] discourage people from taking up the entire space with their packages and their bags or even by lying down,” a spokeswoman explains.
MoDOT’s Interim District Engineer Greg Horne says annual funding has gone from $1.3 billion a few years ago to a projected annual budget of $430,000.
“You had elderly people moving as fast as they could to get away, you had young children sitting nearby that were being protected by their mothers.”