Present a session at the 2021 Missouri Active Transportation Summit - session proposals accepted through June 11th!

The 2021 Missouri Active Transportation Summit is coming up Friday, August 13th, 2021.

The Summit will feature some of the best of bicycling, walking, and trails in Missouri:

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Present a session - 2021 Missouri Active Transportation Summit

The 2021 Missouri Active Transportation Summit is Friday, August 13th, 2021 an online virtual conference this year! 

Would you like to tell the story of your bicycle, pedestrian, active transportation, active tourism, outdoor recreation, or trails program, project, or success? Or present on any topic related to bicycling, walking, trails, or active transportation/active tourism in Missouri?

The Summit Session proposals are due by midnight, Friday, June 11th. We will announce Summit presenters and sessions around late June. 

Presentation requirements and suggestions

We are particularly interested in sessions that include panel presentations or otherwise provide a variety of viewpoints on a particular topic or issue.

We are particularly interested in sessions that speak to one or more of our identified Summit themes:

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ALERT: Dangerous dogs injure 450 Missouri bicyclists annually; Your messages supporting Missouri Dangerous Dogs Bill needed by Mon Apr 5th

Dangerous dogs injure 450 people bicycling annually in Missouri, are the sixth-leading cause of cyclist injury, and cost $2.8 million in medical care and lost wages. Most of the most serious injuries are caused by loose, running dogs--not dog bites. 

But a loophole in Missouri's current Dangerous Dogs law means that dogs that bite fall under the law--but dogs that run loose and cause a fall or injury are not considered as dangerous dogs.

If you bicycle, you know that loose dogs running and chasing--even running in front of your wheels--is a serious concern and very, very dangerous.

This year the Dangerous Dogs Bill, HB 992 sponsored by Rep. Jamie Burger of Benton, is focused like a laser on solving that problem.

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