Issue Paper: Missouri Transportation Sales Tax – Bicycle and Pedestrian Issues

On August 5th Missouri voters will decide on a proposed constitutional amendment for a 3/4 cent sales tax to increase transportation funding across the state. Amendment 7 would provide state funding for active transportation for the first time, but the plan is still a mixed bag for walking and bicycling. This sales has some significant […]

KC bike/ped projects for the Missouri transportation sales tax

The Mid-America Regional Council recently sent MoDOT a list of local bike/ped projects for the proposed 0.75% statewide transportation sales that will be on the August 5th ballot. Amendment 7 would provide almost $78 million a year in new transportation funds to the Kansas City region. Local officials are proposing that 10% be set aside […]