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columbia-jefferson city MEDIA ADVISORY


COLUMBIA-JEFFERSON CITY AREA MOTORISTS LOSE NEARLY $1,500 PER YEAR ON
ROADS THAT ARE DETERIORATED, CONGESTED & LACK SOME SAFETY FEATURES

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

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. CDT

WHERE:

 

 

Missouri Association of Realtors
100 East High Street (SW corner, High and Jefferson Streets)

Jefferson City, Missouri

WHAT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The average driver in in the Columbia-Jefferson City area loses nearly $1,500 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 Wednesday to highlight the report’s findings and discuss possible solutions.

 

The report, Missouri 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 Missouri. In addition to statewide information, the report contains regional data for the Columbia-Jefferson City, Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield urban areas.

WHO:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin

 

Scott Charton, Communications Director, SaferMo.com

 

Len Toenjes, President, Associated General Contractors of Missouri

 

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

CONTACT:

 

 

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly (TRIP)

 

Rocky Moretti (TRIP)

703.801.9212 (cell)

 

202.262.0714 (cell)