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.”
When it comes to financing our highways, Missouri actually is closer to the “borrow-and-spend” mentality that we attribute to Europe.
This past week I had the privilege to take a tour of the St. Louis Transportation Museum.
The Missouri House passed the Senate-originated measure which would give voters the choice to increase the sales tax by one cent over 10 years to fund improvements.
The tax would require approval by Missouri voters and go back on a statewide ballot after 10 years.