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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Task Force Says Trucks Not Paying Enough- But Doesn't Want To Raise Truck Fees

Governor Otter’s transportation funding task force met yesterday and voted to accept a new state-commissioned cost-allocation study showing car owners are overpaying for Idaho roads while heavy trucks underpay. The catch 22? They expressed strong reservations about raising fees for trucks.

Here's an article from the Spokesman-Review on the issue.

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Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Organization (KMPO) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Kootenai County, Idaho. Federal law requires urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people to have an MPO. KMPO was formed in 2003, to provide coordinated transportation planning within Kootenai county for the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and the Coeur d'Alene tribe.

KMPO's Board of Directors oversees KMPO for Kootenai County, ID. KMPO's Executive Director and Staff are responsible for day-to-day operational and administrative needs.