2019 Missouri Active Transportation Summit

DateTime: 
08/09/2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

Bicycling, walking, and trails mean business in Missouri 

Friday, August 9th, 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm

Columbia, Missouri

Presented by

The Association of Bicycle & Pedestrian Professionals, Missouri Chapter
Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation
Missouri Livable Streets
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
City of Columbia, Missouri

 

2019 Active Transportation Summit - After-Summit information

The 2019 Summit is over!

Mark your calendars for next year: Friday, August 14th, 2020 in Jefferson City

 

Post-Summit article with links & information from sessions & presentations

 

2019 Summit powerpoint and other presentation files from Summit sessions

From last year: 2018 Summit powerpoint and other presentation files

 

Online summary of Summit Sessions

The full 2019 Summit Program (final, PDF format) with details about each speaker and session

 

2019 Summit Information

  It's an absolutely stellar lineup of speakers and sessions this year.  Don't miss it!

A Professional Development Certificate will be available to Summit participants at registration, with up to 6 hours of professional development time available at the Summit.
 

Keynote Speakers:

Michael Wagler, Main Street Iowa
Activating Community Revitalization with the Main Street Approach

Michael Wagler, Main Street Iowa

 

Mike Sutherland, Deputy Director,
Missouri State Parks
Missouri State Parks & Trails: Katy, Rock Island, and Beyond

Michael Sutherland, Missouri State Parks

 

Active Transportation Summit invitation

 

14 sessions and workshops featuring local community programs and progress from around the Midwest - the largest cities to modest suburbs to small rural communities and everything in between - including:

Developing a Complete Transportation System—Modot’s Bike/ped Program: Where Now?—Big Results on a Small Budget—Active Transportation and the Experience Economy—Local Action, Local Results—Rise of the New Mobility—Social Justice Impact of Active Transportation —The Dirt Path to Oz–—Grant Funding & Partnerships—Bicycle Accessibility for All People and All Ages—Columbia Vision Zero—and more . . .

Register now

 

About the Fourth Annual Missouri Active Transportation Summit

We invite you to join us for the 2019 Missouri Active Transportation Summit, where we will be sharing ideas for making our communities more active, vibrant, healthy, and economically sustainable through bicycling, walking, and trails. 

  • Sessions from all across Missouri and adjoining states--from the largest cities to the suburbs to the smallest rural communities: Bike share, rural county trails plans, regional and local pedestrian plans, our statewide U.S. bicycle route connections, small towns and large cities integrating bicycling
     
  • Walk and bike tours of Columbia
     
  • Meet and mingle with other Missouri bicycle & pedestrian professionals and advocacy staff from around Missouri
     
  • The annual meeting of the Missouri Chapter of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals.
     
  • Make it a weekend--Columbia is one of Missouri and America's most vibrant bicycle, pedestrian, and trails cities with plenty of recreation and entertainment options.
     
  • Columbia City Councilman and PedNet Co-Founder Ian Thomas is leading a bike ride to the Summit. If you're driving in from across the state, just bring your bike, park in the very convenient, easy-to-access location with ample FREE parking at the Forum/MKT Trailhead, and bike on down to the Summit with Ian. Departs 8:15am sharp. Directions/map here.

 

Register here

Schedule and Summit details

Click here to view the full 2019 Summit Program (final, PDF format), with details about each speaker and session

 

2019 Summit Schedule

8:00                 Registration Open

8:15                 Bike to the Summit departs from Forum/MKT Trailhead (directions/map)

9:00 to 9:45     Opening Plenary Session

10:00-10:45     1st breakout session

10:55-11:40     2nd breakout session

11:40-12:50     Lunch (On your own - many options in downtown Columbia - printable PDF)

1:00-1:45         Keynote Speech

2:00-2:45         3rd breakout session

3-00-3:45         4th breakout session

4:00 to 5:00     Walk/Bike Tours

5:00 to 6:00     Social Hour

Bring your bicycle and/or walking shoes

Remember that one of the highlights of the Summit your choice of walking or biking tour of Columbia. Remember to bring your bicycle and/or walking shoes!

Summit organizers

The Summit is organized by the Missouri Chapter of the Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals, Missouri Livable Streets, the City of Columbia, 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.
  
 

2019 Summit themes & topics

Main Summit topics and themes will include:

  • 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, to your local business community, and to Missouri? With the Missouri Bicentennial coming up, how can we use that opportunity to boost trails and active outdoor tourism across the state?
  • Implementing bicycle, pedestrian, and trails plans and projects in communities from the largest to the smallest, how to find the funding you need, and how to make real progress on a limited budget
  • 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 

Register here

Time, Location, Transportation, Parking

2019 Missouri Active Transportation Summit, August 9th, 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm.

Location:

Columbia City Hall
701 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65205

Please enter by the SE (main) entrance, as shown on the map below

Registration/Check-in Desk opens at 8am, Columbia City Hall.

Transportation and Parking:

You can travel to Columbia via Greyhound or MO-X. You can take Amtrak to Jefferson City and bike to Columbia.

Within Columbia, you can travel by foot, bicycle, or GO COMO public transit. Downtown Columbia has a good rundown of the options.

Best parking location: 5th & Walnut Parking Garage. Note that the nearby Plaza Parking Garage is closed for construction.

Note parking fees at all downtown locations--please plan to carpool or bike, walk, or use local transit to get downtown if you can. 

 

 

 Summit location and parking Columbia (click to view full sized version) 

 

 

 

Summit Supporters

 

Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, Missouri Chapter

Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals - Missouri Chapter
 

City of Columbia

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Missouri Department of
Health & Senior Services 

Missouri Livable Streets

Missouri Livable Streets

Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation PedNet Coalition
Pique

MORIT

 

Sponsor the Summit

You or your organization or business could sponsor the 2019 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).

 

  • Registration now open - register here
  • Register early and save:
    • Super Early Bird Registration rate thru midnight July 9th
    • Early Bird rate thru midnith July 31st
    • Regular rate thru August 9th or until all seats filled.

 

 

 Presented by: The Association of Bicycle & Pedestrian Professionals, Missouri Chapter - Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation - Missouri Livable Streets - Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services - City of Columbia, Missouri

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 Columbia
Event Location/Address: 
Columbia City Hall - 701 Broadway E, Columbia MO 65205
MBF Member Organization: 
Yes
MoBikeFed Advocacy Event?: 
This event is a MoBikeFed Advocacy Event
Event details
Entry Fee: 
$15 Super Early Bird (thru June 15th) - $20 Early Bird (thru July 14th) - $25 Regular Registration
SAG Service?: 
No SAG Service