Transportation Funding and Missouri Roads

Gas Taxes have been increasing in Missouri. The reason that the taxes are increasing is due to a senate bill that was passed in 2021. Part of a 5-year plan, and there is an increase of 2 and a half cents every year in July. Danny Roeger with MoDOT was on Community Ties and said that this will make Missouri more aggressive regarding revenue.

If folks are still confused about transportation funding, and how it works Roeger says there is a document on the MoDOT website.

Roeger says MoDOT generates 4 billion dollars annually in total revenue, and they re-distribute it to cities and counties in the amount of 459 million dollars.