Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Member Login

Infrastructure bill: How might Kansas use the money

0
At the outset of Gov. Laura Kelly's term, the state didn't have any road projects to pull off the shelf if money suddenly came...

Heartland Flyer operating rail costs could fall to states

0
Plans to extend Amtrak's Heartland Flyer rail service from Oklahoma to Kansas will likely require the state to share in the operating costs if...

Kansas pedestrian deaths more than double in 2020

0
Pedestrian fatalities more than doubled in Kansas last year, climbing to their highest mark in the last 16 years, preliminary state highway data shows. The...

KDOT seeks to rework new tolling law

0
Public transit could be funded with tolling revenue generated from new highway lanes built under a law enacted two years ago. The House transportation committee...

COVID-19 strikes KDOT as winter moves into state

0
The timing couldn't be any worse for the state's Transportation Department. As winter season moves into Kansas, transportation officials are grappling with a rapid rise...

Former transportation secretary named to turnpike board

0
Gov. Laura Kelly late Friday appointed former Transportation Secretary Deb Miller to the Kansas Turnpike Authority board. Miller led the Kansas Department of Transportation from...

Amtrak cuts back Southwest Chief service

0
Amtrak is scaling back Southwest Chief train service starting in October in response to falling ridership stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The Southwest Chief now...

KDOT places $1.6 billion in road projects in pipeline

0
Highway planners are starting design and engineering work on $1.6 billion worth of road projects as the state launches a new multiyear transportation program...

Legislature passes $10 billion transportation plan

0
The Kansas Legislature on Thursday passed a new 10-year transportation program aimed at tackling $18 billion in transportation needs statewide. The House passed the bill 112-3...

House, Senate pass transportation plans

0
With time growing short in the legislative session, the Kansas Legislature took strides to pass a new 10-year transportation plan aimed at meeting more...