The Multimodal Operations Division is a part of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), which is operated by the government of the state of Missouri. The division offers planning, grant administration and technical assistance services for the state s aviation, railroad, transit and waterway systems. Its transit section administers Intercity Bus and Elderly and Handicapped Transportation Assistance Vehicle programs. The Missouri Department of Transportation has been in operation since 1979. The department is responsible for operating a more than 31,000-miles of highway system. In addition, the Missouri Department of Transportation is responsible for the development and improvement of airports and ports.