Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson traveled across the state last week for ceremonial signings of a long-term, $8.2 billion transportation program. The effort will be financed with proceeds from an estimated $1.7 billion in revenue bonds, a portion of a 1% sales tax increase, and higher fees for heavy trucks.

Parkinson said the 10-year program, styled as T-Works — Transportation Works for Kansas —  would stimulate the state’s economy while also providing better mobility.

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