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Lexington MEDIA ADVISORY


LEXINGTON MOTORISTS LOSE NEARLY $1,300 PER YEAR ON ROADS THAT ARE
DETERIORATED, CONGESTED & LACK SAFETY FEATURE

Local speakers join national research group in review of  road & bridge conditions, congestion, safety

WHEN:

10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 23

WHERE:

 

 

Embassy Suites – Bourbon Room
1801 Newtown Pike

Lexington, KY

WHAT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The average driver in in the Lexington urban area loses nearly $1,300 annually as a result of driving on roads that are deteriorated, congested, and that lack some desirable safety features, according to a new report from TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, DC. Local speakers will join TRIP on Thursday to highlight the findings and discuss possible solutions.

 

The report, Kentucky Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State’s Need for Safe, Smooth and Efficient Mobility, examines road and bridge conditions, congestion, economic development, highway safety, and transportation funding in Kentucky. In addition to statewide information, the report contains regional data for Bowling Green, Lexington, Louisville, Northern Kentucky and Owensboro.

WHO:

 

 

David Livingston, Scott County Magistrate – 7th District


Rocky Moretti, Director of Policy & Research, TRIP

CONTACT:

 

 

Rocky Moretti (TRIP)

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly (TRIP)

 

202.262.0714 (cell)

703.801.9212 (cell)