Economic Recovery Project List Available
A draft list of transportation projects to be funded by remaining economic stimulus funds is now available from MoDOT. The agency held a series of public briefings around the state on March 10 to share the project information with citizens. The list of projects and a map showing their location can be found at www.modot.org. Stimulus
Highways and Transportation Commission Names New Chair, Vice Chair
Mike Kehoe, Jefferson City, recently began a one-year term as chairman of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. David Gach, St. Joseph, will serve as vice-chair. Kehoe and Gach have both served on the commission since 2005, with terms ending in 2011. MHTC
Teens: Show Us Your Seat Belt Dance and Get Your Buckle On
It's not just Soulja Boy teens will be dancing to this spring. Check out the new song and dance sensation: Get Your Buckle On. The Get Your Buckle On educational campaign will encourage teens to visit getyourbuckleon.com and submit a seatbelt dance reminding teens to click it. Dance
Don’t Depend on Dumb Luck this St. Patrick’s Day
You Drink & Drive. You Lose.
The luck of the Irish may not be with you this St. Patrick’s Day if you drink and drive. Keep the streets safe this holiday by drinking responsibly and designating a driver who has not been drinking before heading to the local parade or pub. YDDYL
Safety Partners Rally for Stronger Safety Belt Law
The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety and safety belt partners from around the state gathered March 4 at the Capitol to support HB 665, a stronger safety belt law in Missouri estimated to save 90 lives in its first year. Primary
MoDOT Offers Another Way to Share Transportation Information
Recently, MoDOT launched a new podcast designed to provide Missourians with the latest updates on transportation. The podcast features Director Pete Rahn discussing a new transportation-related topic each week. The podcasts are available every Monday or can be subscribed to through iTunes. Podcast
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