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LOUISVILLE MEDIA ADVISORY


LOUISVILLE MOTORISTS LOSE NEARLY $1,900 PER YEAR ON ROADS THAT ARE DETERIORATED,
CONGESTED & LACK SAFETY FEATURES

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

WHEN:

10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 23

WHERE:

 

 

Transportation Authority of River City (TARC)
1000 West Broadway

Louisville, KY

WHAT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The average driver in in the Louisville urban area loses nearly $1,900 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, Kentucky 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 Kentucky. In addition to statewide information, the report contains regional data for Bowling Green, Lexington, Louisville, Northern Kentucky and Owensboro.

WHO:

 

 

 

 

Barry Barker, Executive Director, TARC


John Callihan, Director of Transportation, Louisville Metro Government

 

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)