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

WHEN: 10 A.M. CDT, Thursday, April 27, 2017

WHERE: Wichita Workforce Center – Keeper of the Plains Room

2021 N. Amidon Ave, #1100
Wichita, KS


The average driver in in the Wichita urban area loses nearly $1,600 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, Kansas 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 Kansas. In addition to statewide information, the report contains regional data for Johnson/Wyandotte Counties, Topeka and Wichita.


Bernie Koch, Executive Director, Kansas Economic Progress Council

Ted Schultz. Chief Operating Officer, TMA Grain

Marty Molton, Central Regional Director, Groendyke Transport

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly, Associate Director of Research & Communication, TRIP


Rocky Moretti – TRIP

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly – TRIP

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