Bike to Work Week news roundup

Bike to Work Week is getting far more buzz this year in the Missouri media than in any previous year.
Kansas City's Bike to Work Week
Kansas City's Bike to Work Week


Here are just a few of the news articles from around the state:

Springfield: Residents who received bicycles as part of Springfield's BikeTown program are now bicycling to work and other destinations

Kansas City: Letters to the editor ask for a more bike-friendly city.

Cape Girardeau: Many things are coming together in favor of better bicycling in southeast Missouri.

Columbia: Bike, Walk, and Wheel Week has received lots of coverage this year--it generally involves several thousand participants. See coverage by KOMU, the Missourian, the Tribune, and the Maneater.

St. Louis: Trailnet sponsors Bike to Work Day events. St. Louis Mayor Slay is supporting St. Louis's recent move towards achieving Bicycle Friendly Community status.

Statewide: Bicycle Advocacy Day in Jefferson City was a success.

The Missouri Bicycle Federation wants you to bike to work this week.

"It’s a great way to get out, get active, enjoy the good weather and beat the $3-per-gallon gas prices," said Brent Hugh, the group’s executive director.