Capitol Day: Five good things that happened yesterday because of Capitol Day

Bicycle & Pedestrian Day at the Capitol hasn't even happened yet--and already things are happening because dozens of citizens like you are planning to visit Jefferson City Tuesday.

Because Capitol Day is happening Tuesday, here are five good things that happened yesterday:

Rep. Sally Faith
Rep. Sally Faith

In addition:

  • Senator Kurt Schaefer of Columbia has agreed to introduce a Capitol Day delegation on the floor of the Senate February 1st
     
  • Rep. David Sater of Cassville has introduced the Safe Passing of Bicycles bill, HB 33, which puts a minimum distance for passing bicyclists at 3 feet and fixes three other technical problems with the current safe passing provision.
     
  • Senator Ryan McKenna's bill banning text messaging while driving (SB 11) has advanced in the Senate.
     
  • Trailnet is organizing a vanpool to Capitol Day from St Louis (for more info, contact John Cameron, john@trailnet.org)
     
  • PedNet (Columbia) is bringing a large delegation, including about a dozen young bike club members

Hope to see you at Capitol Day, too! 

Click here to find our more or register for Capitol Day here.

   

Senator Kurt SchaeferLt Gov Kinder, Former Gov Blunt, Fred RodriguezSenator Ryann McKenna

 
     

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