State and Regional News

MoDOT seeks public input on statewide passenger rail service

    The Missouri Department of Transportation is hosting a virtual open house on passenger rail as part of the development of the 2021 State Freight and Rail Plan.

Join the team and make a difference

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol, a premier law enforcement agency, is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply, and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri. Those who successfully complete testing will be eligible to continue in the selection process for the 113th Recruit Class, scheduled to begin training on January 18, 2022. The application deadline is September 18, 2021.

Statewide pedestrian awareness campaign kicks off this week

    Whether driving a vehicle, walking or biking, keep your head up and be alert – every step counts. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is announcing a week-long campaign June 6-12 focusing on pedestrian safety.

Governor signs SB 63, creating statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 

On Monday, Governor Mike Parson signed SB 63 into law, which creates a statewide prescription drug monitoring program in the state of Missouri.