Statehouse Briefs: 7 communities get $1.5M in federal road safety grants

The Kansas Statehouse.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Credit: fotoguy22)

Seven Kansas communities will receive nearly $1.5 million in federal grants to improve road safety, Gov. Laura Kelly said Tuesday. The federal Safe Streets and Roads for All program provides money for projects that improve safety and prevent deaths and serious injuries on local roadways. Under the program, the federal government covers 80% of the ...