Kristi Jamison http://news.stlpublicradio.org en MoDOT wants input on $1.3 billion rail plan http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-wants-input-13-billion-rail-plan <p>The <a href="http://modot.gov/">Missouri&nbsp;Department of Transportation (MoDOT)</a>&nbsp;wants public input on a $1.3&nbsp;billion plan for improving and expanding rail service across the state.</p><p>The 20-year plan covers both passenger and freight service.&nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span>Passenger service recommendations include&nbsp;more round trips between St. Louis and Kansas City and pursuing new passenger routes across Missouri.&nbsp; Those could include&nbsp;new<a href="http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/HomePage"> Amtrak </a>routes&nbsp;from&nbsp;St. Louis&nbsp;to Springfield,&nbsp;Kansas City&nbsp;to&nbsp;Springfield,&nbsp;Hannibal to Quincy, Illinois, and Kansas&nbsp;City to Omaha, with a&nbsp;stop in St. Joseph. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 01:58:46 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3521 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MoDOT wants input on $1.3 billion rail plan