Blazing Trails in Missouri

Mid-America Freight Coalition 

Kevin Keith, Director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, recently published a column in Inbound Logistics that addresses the current state of transportation infrastructure funding in Missouri and the United States.

Current transportation funding to support this infrastructure is unsustainable going forward. Relying on fuel taxes will be insufficient as people adopt more fuel-efficient vehicles. At the federal level, the Highway Trust Fund needed an infusion of $34.5 billion from general revenue in just the past two years.
This puts us at a critical time in transportation history. Like Missouri’s geographical location at the crossroads of America, we’re also at a crossroads of choice. The transportation policies we formulate today will have widespread ramifications, both for ourselves and for the next generation.

Take a look at the full article.

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