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Safety Event  

A Safety Awareness Event held April 19 focused on the critical need for Minnesota to Invest in Transportation Infrastructure to Improve Safety -NOW

The event featured traffic cones placed on the front steps of the State Capitol Building, each representing a fatality that occurred on Minnesota Roadways in 2015.

April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month as well as National Work Zone Awareness Week

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Safety Event Photos  

A Safety Awareness Event held April 19 focused on the need for Minnesota to Invest in Transportation Infrastructure to Improve Safety -NOW

The event featured traffic cones placed on the front steps of the State Capitol Building, each representing a fatality that occurred on Minnesota Roadways in 2015.

$2Billion in Transportation Project Funding Bills Introduced in 2015-16  

Underscoring the need for additional transportation dollars and the need for work in important transportation corridors, legislators have introduced over 85 bills during the 2016-17 biennium for specific transportation improvements around the state totaling over $2 billion in needed funding.

Kicking the can down the road hurts Minnesota  

This article was originally written by Margaret Donahoe for Finance & Commerce, a business and finance journal published out of Minneapolis, and can be found on their website here.

 

Congress has a handful of days to agree on a new transportation authorization act before June 30, the deadline for when the authority to collect the federal fuel tax — and the ability of states to receive federal transportation dollars — comes to a halt.