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WICHITA MEDIA ADVISORY


WICHITA MOTORISTS LOSE NEARLY $1,600 PER YEAR ON ROADS THAT ARE
DETERIORATED, CONGESTED & LACK SAFETY FEATURES

Local speakers join national research group in review of
 road & bridge conditions, congestion, safety

WHEN:

10 A.M. CDT, Thursday, April 27, 2017

WHERE:

 

 

Wichita Workforce Center – Keeper of the Plains Room

2021 N. Amidon Ave, #1100

Wichita, KS

WHAT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The average driver in in the Wichita urban area loses nearly $1,600 annually as a result of driving on roads that are deteriorated, congested, and that lack some desirable safety features, according to a new report from TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, DC. Local speakers will join TRIP on Thursday to highlight the findings and discuss possible solutions.

 

The report, Kansas Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State’s Need for Safe, Smooth and Efficient Mobility, examines road and bridge conditions, congestion, economic development, highway safety, and transportation funding in Kansas. In addition to statewide information, the report contains regional data for Johnson/Wyandotte Counties, Topeka and Wichita.

WHO:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bernie Koch, Executive Director, Kansas Economic Progress Council

 

Ted Schultz. Chief Operating Officer, TMA Grain

 

Marty Molton, Central Regional Director, Groendyke Transport

 

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly, Associate Director of Research & Communication, TRIP

CONTACT:

 

 

 

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly - TRIP

Rocky Moretti - TRIP

703.801.9212 (cell)

202.262.0714 (cell)