Amtrak necessary transport option

July 16, 2015

An opinion article from The Daily Star-Journal:

Amtrak in Missouri is doing well, running at a better-than 90 percent on-time rate and more people are riding, getting them off roads – a vital point, considering the Missouri Department of Transportation’s looming fiscal crisis and that lawmakers have yet to fix the road funding problem.

With no solid plan on the table, MoDOT in 2017 is expected to have less money than needed just for maintenance, meaning greater deterioration and no new roads or bridges where needed.

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