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TAC updated on Rolla Transportation Development District
MoveRolla Transportation plan is a 20-year transportation plan to develop a transportation system that meets the needs of all people and modes of transportation while promoting a safe, healthy community and economic opportunities for the next 20 years. Goals include developing a safe and convenient transportation environment, promoting alternative mobility choices and developing a transportation system that promotes economic opportunities and creates a sense of place. The implementation of the plan is funded by a one-cent sales tax collected by businesses in the Transportation Development District, which was approved by property owners and formed in 2016-17.
MoveRolla Transportation Development District (TDD) improvements are planned in three phases with completion planned for 2021. Improvements include:
In total, the MoveRolla TDD is estimated to cost $33 million. For more information on the MoveRolla TDD, visit www.rollawest.com.
In other business, the TAC committee:
The next TAC meeting will be at 4:00 p.m. Oct. 12 at MRPC #4 Industrial Drive, St. James.
Persons needing more information on MRPC’s Transportation Advisory Committee may contact MRPC at (573) 265-2993. The group will meet again at 4 p.m. April 13 at MRPC, 4 Industrial Dr., St. James. Meetings are open to the public.
Formed in 1969, MRPC is a voluntary council of governments serving Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington counties and their respective cities. A professional staff of 23, directed by the MRPC board, offers technical assistance and services, such as grant preparation and administration, housing assistance, transportation planning, environmental planning, ordinance codification, business loans and other services to member communities.