–18th in population, and
–18th in land area
–18th in transportation funding
•At 33,900 road miles, MoDOT has the 7th largest system in the nation
–More than Iowa, Nebraska, & Kansas COMBINED
•Thus MoDOT is unable to maintain either rural or urban roads
–MoDOT ranks 46th in revenue spent per mile
•Missouri has the 4th lowest gas tax in the nation.
–Gas tax increases fail in rural & urban areas
–The last tax increase was 1992.
MO Coalition for Better Transportation