Get To B Safety Series Event
Not another shoulder to cry on: Reducing Lane Departures
MPO Public Notice
The MPO-TPC voted to adopt the following proposed TIP amendments on June 25th, 2015 during their regularly scheduled committee meeting, subject to completion of the public review period and so long as no significant public concerns are raised.
FY15-19 TIP Amendments
Remove from TIP
- Gulfport – Ship Island Terminal Project $560,301 STP
- Pass Christian – Cedar Ave/ Railroad to US 90 $163,570 STP
Add to TIP
- Waveland - Waveland Avenue Sidewalk Project $1,052,800 STP
- Gulfport - Landon Road Widening Project (PH I) $1,000,000 STP
- Gulfport - Airport Road Improvements $550,000 STP
- Pass Christian - North Street Sidewalks $566,000 STP
Work-related Motor Vehicle Crashes
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released a fact sheet and planning guide that can help employers keep workers safe when driving, riding in or working around motor vehicles on the job.
MDOT/MPO hosted a series of community meetings on coast by Caray Grace
WLOX coverage of the long-range planning, Round #1 Public Meetings
Coast leaders say its best to do transportation improvement planning together
WLOX coverage of the December 2014 Annual Meeting of the MS Gulf Coast MPO by Danielle Thomas
Commute times drop in south Mississippi
Secretary Foxx: Mississippi's Road Problems "Break My Heart"
Deborah Barfield Berry - 11:23pm CST November 21, 2014
WASHINGTON Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently recalled that on a visit to Mississippi earlier this year he saw bridges so dilapidated that school bus drivers had to go miles out of their way to drop off students.
"It breaks my heart because places like Mississippi, Alabama that are down there in the Deep South — that you've got good people trying to work hard and do the right thing, and in some cases, they just can't get from A to B,'' Foxx told USA Today reporters on Wednesday. "That should not be, in the 21st century. We're a better country than that."
Mississippi relies heavily on federal funding to help repair roads, bridges and other infrastructure across the state. Read the complete article here.
Image: Mississippi Business Journal; April 25, 2014, "State ranks 10th nationally in deficient bridges"