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Riding in traffic
When it comes to feeling good, there aren’t many things you can do that will make as much difference in your life as riding a bicycle.  Cycling will help you lose that spare tire and finally become fit, once and for all.  It will put a jingle in your pocket, because you’ll be pedaling to where you want to go instead of filling up a... (read more)
Bicycle and pedestrian supporters gather in Jefferson City for Capitol Day
If you look at the (long) list of MoBikeFed's legislative platform planks that have passed over the years, you'll notice there is some significant legislative activity pretty much every year. Bicycle and pedestrian supporters gather in Jefferson City for Capitol DayBut it seems like about every ten years Missouri's bicycle law needs a major update... (read more)
Advocacy for cyclists at the Capitol in Jefferson City and in Washington DC is o
One of the goals in MoBikeFed's Legislative Platform is to update the basic bicycle law in Missouri and in Missouri municipalities. This is moving to the front burner as we're preparing to introduce a comprehensive bicycle bill in the 2015 legislative session in Jefferson City.Advocacy for cyclists at the Capitol in Jefferson City and in... (read more)
Amtrak station at Hermann (Photo courtesy Randy Niere)
In 1997, MoBikeFed worked with leaders in the Missouri General Assembly and Amtrak to allow roll-on bicycle access to Amtrak's Missouri River Runner route--which intersects with the Katy Trail at several stations. This service is used by hundreds of cyclists each year, many of whom combine Amtrak with a cycling trip on the Katy Trail. ... (read more)
Potential 213 mile cross-state Rock Island Trail
News outlets around Missouri have been covering the recent announcement by Ameren that they are moving to railbank 145 miles of the Rock Island Railroad corridor, creating a 210+ mile trail across Missouri, and interconnecting with the Katy Trail to create a 253 mile interconnected cross-state trail loop system across the state. Potential 213 mile... (read more)
I bicycle and I vote!
The Missouri general elections are being held across the state on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014. I bicycle and I vote! We know that people like you who are interested in their communities because of their interest in bicycling and walking, vote at a higher rate than average. So whatever your party, whoever your candidates, whatever your issues, be... (read more)
Livable Streets Lee's Summit
Last week the Lee's Summit City Council passed a major update to the city's bicycle code.  The updates reflect many of the best-practice recommendations of MoBikeFed, BikeWalkKC, and other local and national bicycle groups. Livable Streets Lee's Summit The code update is one end result of years of work and coalition building by the... (read more)
Rock Island Railroad Corridor - 213 miles from Kansas City to Beaufort
It's official! Ameren has submitted a letter indicating its plans to railbank 145 miles of the Rock Island line stretching from Windsor almost to Washington, Missouri, where it will eventually connect with the Katy Trail. Rock Island Railroad Corridor - 213 miles from Kansas City to Beaufort (Click for full sized map) With existing Katy Trail... (read more)
Cyclists rally in support of Randy
Today Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer was charged with assault and property damage--the result of a July 29th incident in Sunset Hills where Furrer first threatened Murdick, then struck him with his car, and then fled the scene. Please sign the petition in support of Murdick, asking for prosecution of Furrer and for the city to make positive... (read more)