Bike/Ped Day at the Capitol, April 11th, 2011

Bicycle and Pedestrian Day at the Capitol and
Katy Trail Ride with Legislators

Monday, April 11th, 2011. Jefferson City, MO.
Register Now.

Join bicyclists and pedestrians from around the state as we come together to talk to our legislators about MBF's vision for active transportation in Missouri.

Transportation, recreation, health and fitness, sustainability, tourism, etc. are all on the agenda - and we will start with advocacy training to help you effectively communicate with your own Representative and Senator.

Awards

MBF will also present our Friends of Bicycling awards to advocates, elected officials, public employees, and others who have made a significant contribution for bicycling in Missouri. 

Schedule

  • 9:30am - Check in/registration desk open
  • 9:45am-10:00am - Orientation/Advocacy Training I, 1st Floor Rotunda (attend either Orientation/Advocacy Training, both will be the same)
  • 10:30 - Awards Ceremony, 1st Floor Rotunda
  • All Day (afternoon best, 2-6pm very best) - Legislator visits
  • Noon-5pm - Free pedicab rides from Capitol to bridge; tour the new Missouri River bike/ped lane
  • 12:30pm - Ride with Legislators, from the south steps of the Capitol across NEW Missouri River Bridge bike/ped path to the Katy Trail
  • 2:30pm-2:45pm - Orientation/Advocacy Training II, 1st Floor Rotunda (attend either Orientation/Advocacy Training, both will be the same)
  • 5:30pm - Optional dinner

Lodging, parking, transportation, dining
Many options are available near the Capitol building.  Amtrak trains stop in Jeff City twice a day. Bus/vanpool from St. Louis and Kansas City is being planned.
See our Jeff City guide
for details on parking, hotels, trains, etc.

Exhibitor Information
Bike/Ped businesses and organizations are welcome to exhibit adjacent to our information desk.  Please indicate your interest when you register, and plan to setup between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.

Can't attend in person?
Click here to look up your lawmakers and call or email, asking them to support better, safer bicycling and walking in Missouri.

Register Now.

 

Thanks to Tricycle Transit of Kansas City for providing the pedicabs.

Thanks to City Cycling Tours of Forest Park (St Louis) for providing bicycles for the Ride with Legislators

 

Jeff City info (hotels, parking, etc)

Capitol Day Handbook (PDF)
Key issues, background
information, event details. 

Effective Advocacy 101 (PDF)
How to talk to your legislators.

More info about the issues:
Complete Streets
Safe Routes to School
High Priority Bike/Ped/ADA List
MoDOT Funding
Missouri Bike/Ped statistics
(PDF)

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