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Missouri's Rock Island Trail: The RED portion needs your support today
Last week the Adventure Cycling Association--one of the world's largest cycling membership organizations--joined a cavalcade of groups from across Missouri and the nation who have written to Missouri State Parks in support of the Rock Island Trail.Have you completed the Missouri State Parks Public Survey asking for public input about whether or... (read more)
Rally for the Rock Island Trail at the Capitol in Jefferson City
At the rally for the Rock Island Trail held on the steps of the Missouri State Capitol, we saw powerful evidence of the importance of the trail to Rock Island Communities across the heart of Missouri. Rally for the Rock Island Trail at the Capitol in Jefferson CityMany thanks go to everyone who attended the rally--from all parts of Missouri--and... (read more)
Dan Mehan, President and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce
In a remarkable editorial by Dan Mehan, President and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, published in Missouri Business Magazine this month, the Missouri Chamber gives a strong endorsement of the importance of outdoor recreation to Missouri's economy--emphasizing the impact of the recently opened 47-mile segment of the Rock Island Trail on... (read more)
The Trail Towns manual from GAPTrail.org is an excellent resource
Missouri is a leading trails state, with numerous statewide, regional, and local trails and trail systems.But many times, cities and towns along our trails do not reap the full potential economic benefits of their trails, because they have not yet fully developed into "trail towns".What is a trail town?The Trail Towns manual from GAPTrail.org is... (read more)
Speaking up for the Rock Island Trail at the Capitol South Steps will make a rea
Rock Island Trail Rally at the Capitol, 8:00am August 11thMoBikeFed, the Missouri Rock Island Trail, Inc, and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy are planning a rally in support of the Rock Island Trail on Friday, August 11th, at 8:00am on the South Steps, Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City. Speaking up for the Rock Island Trail at the Capitol... (read more)
Liz Thorstensen, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Summit Plenary Speaker
Liz Thorstensen, Vice-President of Trail Development with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in Washington, DC, and Trailnet CEO Ralph Pfremmer are the headline speakers for the second annual Missouri Active Transportation Summit in Jefferson City on Friday, August 11th, 2017. Liz Thorstensen, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Summit Plenary Speaker Find... (read more)
Casey Saunders at Big Shark
Beloved and tenacious Missouri bicyclist and racer Michael "Casey" Saunders, 29, passed away Sunday as the result of injuries suffered at the Tour of Kansas City Criterium that day. Casey Saunders at Big SharkWe are deeply saddened by the passing of Casey Saunders at Sunday's race. His life touched so many in Missouri's bicycling community. ... (read more)
Missouri's Rock Island Trail: The blue portion is now open; work on the orange p
[[VERY URGENT - PLEASE SHARE WIDELY THROUGH 30 AUGUST 2017]]  Ameren is set to donate 144 miles of Rock Island Trail corridor to Missouri State Parks by the end of this year, to become Missouri's SECOND cross-state trail.----> Click here to complete Missouri State Parks' Rock Island Trail survey ----> One simple message: "Please accept... (read more)
Missouri's Rock Island Trail: The blue portion is now open; work on the orange p
[ALERT: Please share this message and invite citizens to contact Gov Greitens in support of the Rock Island Trail throughout 2017 - this is a long-term issue that will require a long-term commitment of support.]Yesterday, the Gasconade County Republican published this important story about Missouri's Rock Island Trail State Park. The city of Belle... (read more)
BikeMO starts and ends at the Les Bourgeois Winery
The Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation helps promote bicycling, walking, and trails and raises funds for our mission through an annual series of events around Missouri.  Please add them to your calendar and join us! Tour of Kansas City Gran Fondo - the pageantry and excitement of a race, but go at your own pace (read more)
MoBikeFed's work is supported by thousands of members like you across Missouri
When we ask Missourians to join MoBikeFed or support our work, they often--and very reasonably--ask: Why should I support your work? What have you done recently that effects me and my community? MoBikeFed's work is supported by thousands of members like you across MissouriHere is a list of just a few of the most important campaigns and... (read more)
The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is launching Pedestrian Safety Awareness Week today.The Daily Star Journal talks about the reasons for the Safety Awareness Week:The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety will launch a new week-long campaign focusing on pedestrian safety Monday.The campaign aims to educate pedestrians and drivers about... (read more)
MO 370 path visualization (early visualization)
Creating safe and accessible crossings of major rivers for Missourians who walk and bicycle is one of the top priorities of the Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation and our allied organizations across the state. MO 370 path visualization - this visualization is from an early feasibility study. The final design is likely to be quite... (read more)
Missouri Active Transportation Summit
Bicycling, walking, and trails mean business in Missouri  Missouri Active Transportation Summit Friday, August 11th, 2017, 9:30am-5:00pm (read more)
Missouri is one of just four states that still allows texting while driving
HB 293, the "Fair Fare Passenger Safety Act" sponsored by Rep. Galen Higdon (R-Buchanan/Platte Counties) recently passed the House by a vote of 103-46. Missouri is one of just four states that still allows texting while drivingHB 293 has made no progress in the Senate this year, so with less than 5 hours left in the 2017 legislative session, the... (read more)