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Missouri's Rock Island Trail: The blue portion is now open; work on the orange p
[[VERY URGENT - PLEASE SHARE WIDELY THROUGH 31 JULY 2017]]  Ameren is set to donate 144 miles of Rock Island Trail corridor to Missouri State Parks by the end of this year, to become Missouri's SECOND cross-state trail.----> Click here to complete the Governor's Rock Island Trail survey ----> One simple message: "Please accept the Rock... (read more)
Speaking up for the Rock Island Trail at the Capitol South Steps will make a rea
Rock Island Trail Rally at the Capitol, 8:30am August 11thMoBikeFed, the Missouri Rock Island Trail, Inc, and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy are planning a rally in support of the Rock Island Trail on Friday, August 11th, at 8:30am on the Capitol South Steps, Jefferson City. Speaking up for the Rock Island Trail at the Capitol South Steps will... (read more)
Liz Thorstensen, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Summit Plenary Speaker
Liz Thorstensen, Vice-President of Trail Development with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in Washington, DC, and MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna are the headline speakers for the second annual Missouri Active Transportation Summit in Jefferson City on Friday, August 11th, 2017. Liz Thorstensen, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Summit Plenary Speaker... (read more)
Casey Saunders at Big Shark
Beloved and tenacious Missouri bicyclist and racer Michael "Casey" Saunders, 29, passed away Sunday as the result of injuries suffered at the Tour of Kansas City Criterium that day. Casey Saunders at Big SharkWe are deeply saddened by the passing of Casey Saunders at Sunday's race. His life touched so many in Missouri's bicycling community. ... (read more)
Missouri's Rock Island Trail: The blue portion is now open; work on the orange p
[ALERT: Please share this message and invite citizens to contact Gov Greitens in support of the Rock Island Trail throughout 2017 - this is a long-term issue that will require a long-term commitment of support.]Yesterday, the Gasconade County Republican published this important story about Missouri's Rock Island Trail State Park. The city of Belle... (read more)
BikeMO starts and ends at the Les Bourgeois Winery
The Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation helps promote bicycling, walking, and trails and raises funds for our mission through an annual series of events around Missouri.  Please add them to your calendar and join us! Tour of Kansas City Gran Fondo - the pageantry and excitement of a race, but go at your own pace (read more)
MoBikeFed's work is supported by thousands of members like you across Missouri
When we ask Missourians to join MoBikeFed or support our work, they often--and very reasonably--ask: Why should I support your work? What have you done recently that effects me and my community? MoBikeFed's work is supported by thousands of members like you across MissouriHere is a list of just a few of the most important campaigns and... (read more)
The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is launching Pedestrian Safety Awareness Week today.The Daily Star Journal talks about the reasons for the Safety Awareness Week:The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety will launch a new week-long campaign focusing on pedestrian safety Monday.The campaign aims to educate pedestrians and drivers about... (read more)
MO 370 path visualization (early visualization)
Creating safe and accessible crossings of major rivers for Missourians who walk and bicycle is one of the top priorities of the Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation and our allied organizations across the state. MO 370 path visualization - this visualization is from an early feasibility study. The final design is likely to be quite... (read more)
Missouri Active Transportation Summit
Bicycling, walking, and trails mean business in MissouriFriday, August 11th, 2017, 9:00am-4:30pmJefferson City Presented byThe Association of Bicycle & Pedestrian Professionals, Missouri ChapterMissouri Bicycle & Pedestrian FederationCity of Jefferson City The second annual Missouri Active Transportation Summit is coming to... (read more)
Missouri is one of just four states that still allows texting while driving
HB 293, the "Fair Fare Passenger Safety Act" sponsored by Rep. Galen Higdon (R-Buchanan/Platte Counties) recently passed the House by a vote of 103-46. Missouri is one of just four states that still allows texting while drivingHB 293 has made no progress in the Senate this year, so with less than 5 hours left in the 2017 legislative session, the... (read more)
Your calls and email messages to our legislators in Jefferson City are important
Today House Continuing Resolution 47, sponsored by Rep. Kevin Corlew of Kansas City, passed the Missouri Senate by a vote of 33-0. Your calls and email messages to our legislators in Jefferson City, and Capitol Day visits, make a huge differenceHCR 47 creates a statewide task force to study the issue of transportation funding in Missouri and to... (read more)
Capitol Day in Jefferson City is April 11th - please join us!
With just one week left in Missouri's 2017 legislative session, we have had some really important bills moving--some very good and some very bad. Where are they now?Capitol Day in Jefferson City is April 10th - please join us!It looks the effort to stop Missouri State Parks from accepting the Rock Island Trail corridor has been turn aside, several... (read more)
The Rock Island combined with the Katy Trail will make a 500+ mile international
HB 698, sponsored by Rep. Pietzman of Troy, has just passed the Missouri House by a voice vote. The bill prevents Missouri State Parks from purchasing any new land until all current deferred maintenance is up to date. The Rock Island combined with the Katy Trail will make a 500+ mile internationally significant cross-state trail loop (click for... (read more)
Annual Legislators Ride - from the Capitol to the Katy Trail and back. The Legis
Supporters of bicycling, walking, and trails in Missouri visited Missouri's Capitol Monday for the 14th annual Bicycle & Pedestrian Day at the Capitol. Annual Legislators Ride - from the Capitol to the Katy Trail and back. This photos shows many ride participants, including Rep. Jeff Justus, Rep. Karla May, Rep. Dan Stacy, and Ron Effland of... (read more)