Transportation

Transportation
4:41 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

State Wants Changes To Motor Vehicle System

Kansas is renegotiating its contract with the company that supplied the state with its new motor vehicle system.

The state’s contract with the company, 3M, was supposed to end Friday. But Kansas Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan said the state has a list of changes it wants made to the system before signing off on the contract.

Since the state launched the new $40 million motor vehicle system May 9th many county treasurers’ offices have complained about problems with the system that tie up their clerks and increase the amount of time it takes to process customers.

Read more
Transportation
12:34 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Wichita Transit Board Wants Quarter-Cent Sales Tax Increase

Wichita transit advisory board members voted Friday for a quarter-cent sales tax increase to be put on the ballot. The additional money would attempt to stabilize the city’s bus system, which was just recently spared additional cuts to service.

The next step is for the Wichita City Council to consider the request and determine when to put the issue on the ballot or if it should go to a public vote at all.

Read more
Transportation
1:07 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Community Reacts To Transit Cuts

Wichita City officials took public comments Monday on the most recent round of proposed cuts to the city’s bus services.

Under consideration is reducing stops during peak times from every half hour to every hour, eliminating twice daily service to the Goodwill at 37th and Oliver, and eliminating the west side connector, which includes service to Mid Continent Airport.

Read more

Pages