2017 Missouri Active Transportation Summit

DateTime: 
08/11/2017 (All day)

2017 Missouri Active Transportation Summit - Aug 11th in Jefferson City

Bicycling, walking, and trails mean business in Missouri 

 

Friday, August 11th, 2017, 9:30am-5:00pm

Jefferson City Municipal Complex
Jefferson City Police Department Building, 401 Monroe St
Jefferson City, MO

 

Presented by

The Association of Bicycle & Pedestrian Professionals, Missouri Chapter
Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation
City of Jefferson City

Register now - just $20

Complete Summit Program (PDF)

 

The second annual Missouri Active Transportation Summit is coming to Jefferson City, MO, on August 11, 2017, from 9:00 am-4:30pm. 

  • Plenary speaker: Liz Thorstensen, Vice President of Trail Development, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
  • Keynote speaker: Ralph Pfremmer, CEO, Trailnet, St. Louis
  • Many exciting sessions about progress and projects by communities and organizations from all around Missouri, as well as hands-on walking and bicycling tours of Jefferson City (details below)

About the Summit

We invite you to join us for the 2017 Missouri Active Transportation Summit, where we will be sharing ideas for making our communities more active, vibrant, and economically sustainable through bicycling, walking, and trails.

Liz Thorstensen, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Plenary Speaker
Liz Thorstensen, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Plenary Speaker

The event will include walk and bike tours of Jefferson City, a chance to meet and mingle with other Missouri bicycle & pedestrian professionals and advocacy staff from around Missouri, and the annual meeting of the Missouri Chapter of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals.

Space is limited and we are close the registration limit - register early to reserve your place! Conference fee includes your lunch.

Click here to register.

2017 Summit themes & topics

Main Summit topics and themes will include: 

  • Trail Towns: Preparing your community invite trail and non-motorized tourism and to maximize the benefit of Katy Trail, Rock Island Trail, or other trail tourism and economic development
  • Complete Streets & Liveable Streets in Missouri: Building support for, passing, and implementing your Complete Streets policy
  • Tourism and the economic impact of bicycling, walking, and trails: What is the economic importance of bicycling, walking, and trails to your community, and what can you do to maximize the economic impact to your community and to Missouri?
  • Health and Safety impacts of bicycling, walking, and trails
  • Making bicycling, walking, and trails succeed in rural, suburban, and urban settings, and small, medium, and large communities across Missouri
    Trailnet Executive Director Ralph Pfremmer, Keynote Speaker
    Trailnet Executive Director Ralph Pfremmer, Keynote Speaker

Complete Summit Program with session schedule grid, detail schedule, and session descriptions (PDF).

Schedule

Download the complete Summit Program, with complete session descriptions, presenters, and bios for each session (PDF).

  • 8:30am            Registration desk open, Jefferson City Police Department Building, 401 Monroe
  • 9:30-10:15       Plenary Session:
    • Liz Thorstensen, VP of Trail Development, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy: "Bicycling, Walking, and Trails Mean Business in Missouri"
  • 10:30-11:10        1st breakout session:
    • Southwest Missouri's Regional Trails Plan: Connecting to the Razorback Trail and more
    • Louisiana Avenue Calm Streets Project in St. Louis City
    • Your ADA Transition Plan: Creating a walkable/bikeable transportation network that meets the needs of users of all ability and mobility levels
  • 11:20-12:00    2nd breakout session:
    • Rock Island Trail Economic Impact: What The First 47 Miles Tells Us About the Next 144
    • Complete Streets and Public Health: A vital link for Missouri communities
    • Walking Detective: Teaching Kids to Investigate Their Community
  • 12:10 to 12:50    Lunch & APBP-Missouri Chapter Business Meeting
  • 12:50 to 1:30      Keynote Speech:
    • Ralph Pfremmer, Executive Director, Trailnet: "Walking and Biking: Trailnet's actionable plan for equitable mobility"
  • 1:50-2:30           3rd breakout session:
    • Becoming a Trail Town: How your town can can invite trail users to visit, stay, and help build the local economy
    • Writing a Complete Streets Policy for your community: Resources and examples for your community, how to engage stakeholders and build support for Complete Streets as you write your policy
    • Active Transportation Innovation in Columbia
  • 2:40 to 3:20        4th breakout session: 
    • Panel: Growing as a Trail Town, The Story of a Successful Katy Trail Business, and Developing the Spirit Trail
    • Planning Primer and the STAR Guide: Making Small Town and Rural Areas Healthy and Active
    • Jefferson City Steps Into the Limelight: Making Missouri‚Äôs capital city a bicycle and pedestrian friendly community
  • 3:30 to 4:30        Concurrent walk and bike tours of Jefferson City
  • 4:30-5:00            Summit wrap-up and Social hour

(Schedule, sessions, and presenters subject to change)


The Summit is organized by the Missouri Chapter of the Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals and the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation in cooperation with pedestrian, bicycle, and trails agencies, businesses, advocacy groups, and staff from across Missouri
 
Come on out and hear about what is going on for walking and biking in communities around Missouri.
 
Click here to register.

Time, Location, Transportation, Parking

 August 11th, 2017, 9:30am-5:00pm 
 Jefferson City Municipal Complex 
 

 Summit Registration, Plenary, and Keynote sessions will be held in the:
 Jefferson City Police Department Building, Police Classroom
 401 Monroe
 Jefferson City, MO 65101

 

Breakout sessions will be held in the "Police Classroom," "Annex," and "City Hall"--all within the Jefferson City Municipal Complex.  Session locations and parking locations are shown in the map below.

 

Jefferson City, Summit locations, and several local hotels are easily accessible from the Jefferson City Amtrak station.

 

Summit locations & parking

Bicycle and Walking Tour Routes

The final session of the day is your choice of walking or bicycling tours of Jefferson City.

Be sure to bring comfortable walking shoes OR your bicycle!

The walking tour is about 1 mile and the bicycle tour is about 4.7 miles. Both end at J.Pfenny's for Summit wrap-up and social hour.

Summit Walking & Bicycling Tour Maps

 

Summit Supporters

 

Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, Missouri Chapter

Missouri Chapter
 

City of Jefferson City, Missouri

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Missouri Department of
Health & Senior Services 

Missouri Livable Streets

Missouri Livable Streets

Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian FederationCapitol Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
Pique 

Sponsor the Summit

You or your organization or business could sponsor the 2017 Missouri Active Transportation Summit! Reach an audience of professionals across Missouri at any level that works for you and your business.

Sponsor levels and benefits are in our sponsorship packet--click to download (PDF).

 

 

 Presented by: The Association of Bicycle & Pedestrian Professionals, Missouri Chapter - Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation - City of Jefferson

Email Address: 
director@mobikefed.org
Event Details
Event Type: 
Meeting, conference, seminar, or workshop
Region: 
Statewide
Sponsoring Organization: 
The Association of Bicycle & Pedestrian Professionals, Missouri Chapter - Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation - City of Jefferson
Event Location/Address: 
Jefferson City - John G. Christy Municipal Building 320 E. McCarty Jefferson City, MO 65101
MBF Member Organization: 
Yes
MoBikeFed Advocacy Event?: 
This event is a MoBikeFed Advocacy Event
Event details
SAG Service?: 
No SAG Service

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