You Oughta Know

Maps show how much state's roads are used

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

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The records: Traffic count maps for cities across Kansas, including city streets and state and U.S. highways.

Why you'd want them: To learn more about how many people travel our roads.

Where you get the records: From the Kansas Department of Transportation. Go directly to

How much it will cost: The information is free.