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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 22, 2009

For more information, contact:
Michele Compton, 816-607-2027

Metro Agencies Sign Agreement for Unified Incident Management

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO –The Kansas and Missouri Departments of Transportation form partnerships with metro first responder agencies through Scout. On Thursday, July 23, 2009 those partnerships will become further solidified upon the signing of the updated One Accord Agreement, a resolution unifying these agencies with Scout in Traffic Incident Management for the metropolitan Kansas City area. Metro agencies have been able to trim approximately 2 hours off the time severe accidents are on the roadway by taking this uniform approach.

The signing and press conference will be conducted during the Traffic Incident Management Meeting at 9:00 A.M. at the Overland Park Fire Training Center located at 11027 Hemlock, Overland Park, Kansas, where all of the agencies will be represented.

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