state rail plan 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 MoDOT seeking suggestions on state rail plan http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-seeking-suggestions-state-rail-plan <P>The Missouri Department of Transportation is asking Missourians to take an online survey about the state rail plan. Through the survey, MoDOT is seeking information about rail services, challenges, opportunities, costs and benefits from the public's point of view.</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P>"It's always a challenge to pay for all the transportation services and improvements Missourians tell us they want, so how the state invests our rail transportation dollars says a lot about our priorities and has a major impact on the state's economy. Wed, 29 Dec 2010 17:22:25 +0000 Julie Bierach 207 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MoDOT seeking suggestions on state rail plan