2022 Missouri Active Transportation Summit Friday Aug 12 - in Jefferson City AND Online - lineup of engaging speakers and sessions - full Summit Program released

The 7th annual Missouri Active Transportation Summit is coming up this week:

The 2022 Missouri Active Transportation Summit - Friday, August 12th


Missouri Active Transportation Summit

Friday, August 12th, 2022, 9:00am-5:00pm

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


Online Virtual Conference Via WebEx (Selected Sessions)



We have a full slate of engaging speakers and topics, covering the whole spectrum of bicycling, walking, and trails across Missouri and the midwest.

Take a look at the full Summit Schedule and Program here (PDF).

It's not too late to attend the Summit, either in person or virtually via your computer, tablet, or mobile phone.  Register here!

2022 Missouri Active Transportation Summit program and sessions

Keynote Speakers for 2022:

  • Mike Sutherland, Deputy Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, and Ron Bentch, State Parks' Rock Island Trail Coordinator, talking about the major progress DNR has made this year, in accepting the 140-mile Rock Island Trail corridor into the Missouri State Parks System, and in other trails and active transportation initiatives across Missouri.
  • Mandy Buettgen-Quinn talking about Springfield's groundbreaking and successfully program SGF Yields, designed initiate a cultural change in Springfield toward being more pedestrian friendly.

Special Interactive Sessions:

  • Bike TO the Summit with David Bange, City Engineer of Jefferson City- and get an early preview of some of the exciting things Jefferson City has been doing. (Departs from Commuter Lot, North Jefferson City Recreation Area, 927 4th St, Jefferson City, MO 65101. 2.7 mile ride.     You can park at the commuter lot, bicycle into the Summit, then bicycle back to the commuter lot at the end of the day. We will have a secure location to park your bicycle at the Summit. Make sure you have a bicycle lock.)
  • Walking OR Biking Tour of Jefferson City - including a tour of the NEW Adrian's Island Bridge and Trail!
  • Walking & Biking Tours end the day at our Summit Social Hour at Sweet Smoke BBQ

Breakout Sessions:

The breakout sessions are going to be stellar, too - covering everything from trails to Complete Streets, bicycling, walking, hiking, mobility, and transit connections, and topics relevant to the smallest rural community all the way to the largest city:

  • Using Special Events to Highlight your Trails & Active Transportation System & Supercharge Local Economic Development: Lessons from Warsaw, Missouri - Mac Vorce, Warsaw Chamber of Commerce; Jenn Bradshaw, Truman Lake Adventure Club
  • Saint Joseph: Once a trail town, always a trail town - Brett Shoffner, Nomad Trails Development
  • Laying the Groundwork for Active Communities in future Rock Island Trail Communities - Kevin Neill, Lochmueller Group; Laurel Harrington, Horner & Shifrin
  • Walk'n'Roll By Design - Dave Roberts, Crafton Tull
  • Trail Towns - Ben Rowell, Laneshift; Brannon Pack, Experience Fayetteville; Emily Guffin, City of Bella Vista
  • Making CONNECTIONS and ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS with Active Transportation - Denny Blind, Olsson
  • The Latest on the Evolution of E-Bikes - Ted Curtis, CycleX
  • Embracing Trails and Connectivity: How one community in Arkansas leveraged bikes as an economic engine - Ben Rowell, Laneshift; Brannon Pack, Experience Fayetteville; Emily Guffin, City of Bella Vista
  • The Value of Complete Streets on State Routes - Shaun Tooley, MoDOT
  • Getting kids off the couch and outside on bikes - Rene & Chris Creed
  • Setting the Framework for Mobility Improvements in Greater St. Louis
  • (Presenters, sessions, session titles subject to change)


Register for the Summit here!

Visit the Missouri Active Transportation Summit web page for more information.



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