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st. louis MEDIA ADVISORY


ST. LOUIS AREA MOTORISTS LOSE MORE THAN $2,000 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 9:30 A.M. CDT

WHERE:

 

 

City of Brentwood Recreation Center
2505 S. Brentwood Boulevard, Room A

Brentwood, Missouri

WHAT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The average driver in in the St. Louis area loses more than $2,000 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:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Florissant Mayor Thomas Schneider

 

Scott Charton, Communications Director, SaferMO.com

 

Len Toenjes, President, Associated General Contractors of Missouri

 

Rocky Moretti, Director of Research and Policy, TRIP

CONTACT:

 

 

 

Rocky Moretti (TRIP)

 

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly (TRIP)

202.262.0714 (cell)

 

703.801.9212 (cell)