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MoBikeFed & MoRIT representatives present the messages of support
Last week, representatives of the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation and the Missouri Rock Island Trail, Inc. (MoRIT) met with officials from Ameren to present over 11,000 messages of support for the creation of the cross-state Rock Island Trail. MoBikeFed and MoRIT representatives present the messages of support for the Rock Island... (read more)
BikeMO 2013 review
Just a reminder that BikeMO 2014 is coming up this Saturday, August 23rd.  The ride features: 30, 65, and 90 mile on-road route options A family-friendly Katy Trail route option Tour the beautiful low-traffic, historic roads of mid-Missouri, including visits to Rocheport, Boonville, Arrow Rock, and Blackwater Fun King/Queen of the... (read more)
Potential Cross-State Rock Island Trail
The Rock Island railroad corridor from Kansas City to Beaufort (near Washington, MO) has been unused for decades.  Now the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has stepped in with an offer that could result in a 211 mile cross state trail. The new Rock Island State Park is happening on 46 of that 211 miles. Communities on the western end of the trail... (read more)
Cyclist Randy Murdick (KMOX News)
The St Louis cycling community is in an uproar after a motorist shouted at and threatened a cyclist, ran into and injured the cyclist, and then drove off. Cyclist Randy Murdick (KMOX News) The driver turned out to be Mayor of Sunset Hills, Missouri. We are working with the local cycling community urge the Mayor and Sunset Hills to do the... (read more)
I bicycle and I vote!
Missouri's primary elections are being held across the state on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014. "I bicycle/I walk/I run and I vote" is one of the most powerful statement we can make to any elected leader, in our work to make Missouri a better, safer place to walk and bicycle.I bicycle and I vote! So whatever your party, whoever your candidates,... (read more)
Amendment 7 will send MoDOT in a fundamentally new direction
Today the Board of the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation voted to endorse Amendment 7, the Missouri transportation funding plan that will be put before Missouri voters on August 5th. Amendment 7 will send MoDOT in a fundamentally new direction In endorsing Amendment 7, our Board and staff looked at our Vision for Bicycling and... (read more)
Proposed Rock Island Trail
How would you like to see Missouri add a SECOND cross-state rail trail, similar to our current Katy Trail?  And how about if it the new trail were to cross the Katy Trail, creating the opportunity for a 453 mile trail loop across Missouri - plus connect directly into the St Louis regional trail system, the Kansas City regional trail system,... (read more)
MoDOT Commission members approved the final Project List today
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission today approved the final project list for the proposed $5 billion Missouri transportation funding plan. MoDOT Commission members approved the final Project List today The plan is the first in Missouri history to incorporate bicycling, walking, and transit alongside all other transportation... (read more)
MoDOT Moving Forward
On MoDOT's "Moving Forward" page you can view the draft project list and make comments or suggest projects until 5pm today, July 3rd, 2014.  MoDOT Moving Forward Please take time now to make a comment in support of bicycle and pedestrian projects in the proposed $5.4 billion plan.  The comment form is at the bottom of the Moving... (read more)