People involved in various parts of this far-reaching deal have gone go jail, promises have been broken yet transit "activists" still keep attempting to generate hype. Sadly, there's no real leadership among from local politicos and so the scam continues on this dirt road that stretches across Missouri supported by social media scammers selling a weekend adventure that nobody really wants.
A bill before Gov. Mike Parson would set up a fund to accept donations and grants to develop the 144-mile former Rock Island rail line as a recreational trail. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources would manage the fund, but there will be no state money committed to the project.