Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)

Topeka, KS 66603


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700 S.W. Harrison Street
Topeka, KS 66603
United States of America

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The Kansas Department of Transportation manages highway, rail, air, bike/pedestrian and public transit transportation in Kansas.

Products and Press Releases


U.S. DOT Awards $16 Million TIGER Grant for Rehab of SW Chief Amtrak Line

March 12, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded a $16 million Transportation Investment Generating Recovery (TIGER) grant for the rehabilitation of the Southwest Chief ...

KDOT 3rd Annual Transit Day to Take Place on Feb. 28

Feb. 20, 2018
The Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Public Transit Association have invited the public to attend Transit Day at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka from 8 a.m. ...

Amtrak Study To Explore Passenger Rail Expansion in Wichita through Heartland Flyer Route

Jan. 29, 2018
Kansas Department of Transportation officials announced Amtrak is moving forward with a feasibility study regarding the proposed extension of the Heartland Flyer route.

KDOT Awards $18M in Transportation Alternatives Projects

Oct. 23, 2017
The Kansas Department of Transportation has selected 34 projects for inclusion in its Transportation Alternatives (TA) program for Federal Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019.
Safety & Security

Kansas Kids Win Poster/Video Contests, Focus on Improving Traffic Safety

Oct. 10, 2016
Winners of two Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day statewide contests have been announced as part of the national safety campaign Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day.

Kansas Task Force to Examine Use of Drones in Public, Private Sectors

Aug. 25, 2016
The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Joint Task Force will also examine what state government needs to do to make the use of drones conducive to private sector needs.

State Rail Plan to be Discussed at Two KDOT Forums This Month

July 12, 2016
Two public forums to gather input for the development of the 2016 Kansas Statewide Rail Plan Update have been scheduled for mid-July.
Alt. Mobility

New Kansas Bicycle Map Available

June 22, 2016
Whether you want to see designated bike routes in 19 cities in Kansas, traffic volumes along state routes or which county routes are paved, the new 2016-17 Kansas bicycle map ...
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KDOT Veteran Named State Transportation Engineer

June 2, 2016
A long-time Kansas Department of Transportation engineer has been named the next state transportation engineer effective in September.
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

KDOT Awards 25 Transportation Alternatives Projects

April 17, 2016
Twenty-five projects that advance a host of transportation initiatives have been selected for funding through the Transportation Alternatives program with the Kansas Department...

Articles & News

Office of Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, center right with scissors, with FTA Administrator Nuria Fernandez, celebrates the opening of OCCK, Inc., Transportation's expanded facility in Salina and announced the awarding of more than $13 million in transit grants through the AIC Public Transit Program.

Kansas awards $13.2 million to 48 state transit projects

April 11, 2022
The funding is provided through the state’s Access, Innovation and Collaboration Program.

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Alt. Mobility

People Saving People Nominations Now Being Accepted by KDOT

Feb. 1, 2016
Nominations for the 2016 People Saving People Award are now being accepted by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

KDOT Requesting Comments on STIP Amendment

Oct. 23, 2015
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is requesting comments on the amendment to the FY 2016-2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) document. The STIP...

KDOT Calls for TAP Projects

Sept. 1, 2015
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is announcing call for projects for the 2015 Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program. The TA program is administered by KDOT and...

$1M Grant to Help KDOT Develop Roadway Data System

March 31, 2015
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to help fund a project to integrate roadway data from multiple sources into a single...
Mike Moriarty replaces Dennis Slimmer, who retired from KDOT after 45 years of service.

Moriarty Named New Bureau Chief at KDOT

March 17, 2015
Mike Moriarty has been named bureau chief of transportation planning at the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). While finishing his master’s degree at the University of...

South Central Kansas Air Quality Summit Held

March 6, 2015
The Air Quality Improvement Task Force (AQITF) hosted the South Central Kansas Air Quality Leadership Summit at Botanica on March 5. The Summit brought together elected officials...

Learn About Public Transportation in Kansas March 10

March 5, 2015
KDOT’s Office of Public Transportation will be recognizing public transportation in Kansas on the second floor of the rotunda at the Statehouse in Topeka, March 10 from 8 a.m ...
Skelley is a 10-year veteran of KDOT and most recently has served as state multimodal planner in the division of planning and development.

Skelley Named Director of Policy at KDOT

March 4, 2015
Joel Skelley has joined the Kansas Department of Transportation’s executive staff in the new position of director of policy. In his new job, Skelley will oversee the agency’s ...