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MoDOT's High Priority Unfunded Needs List includes hundreds of needed bicycle, p
  MoDOT has developed an Unfunded Needs Project List for every region in Missouri. Many citizens across the state were involved in creating this list over the past years. MoDOT's High Priority Unfunded Needs List includes hundreds of needed bicycle, pedestrian, and public transit projects MoDOT is now taking public comments on the... (read more)
How long it's been! We started using this graphic to illustrate our stories
Monday, July 28th, the Siddens Bening Hands-free Driving Law goes into effect in Missouri. How long it's been! We started using this graphic to illustrate our stories on the issue of texting while driving - a very long time ago . . . Missouri legislators have considered distracted driving and cell phone laws for nearly two decades. In... (read more)
Randy Pogue, Warsaw City Administrator, has led the city's 26-year quest
The 2023 Missouri Active Transportation Summit is coming up Friday, August 11th - attend in person in Jefferson City or online via YouTube or Teams. Our Summit Keynote this year is about a real Missouri success story - a small rural community that has been building its bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure literally 1000 feet at a time over the... (read more)
The session and presenter lineup for the 2023 Missouri Active Transportation Summit - August 11th in Jefferson City - has just been announced. And it's a doozy - a truly amazing group of presenters, representing deep knowledge and experience with advocating for, designing, planning, funding, and using Missouri bicycle and, pedestrian, and trail... (read more)
The new Rock Island Trail State Park will encompass the BLUE and RED segments sh
At 10am this morning in Windsor, Missouri - where the Katy and Rock Island Trails meeting - Missouri State Parks announced the Today's ceremony announcing the Rock Island Trail State Park as the state's 93rd state park was held at the intersection of the Katy and Rock Island Trails near Windsorstate's 93rd State Park, with a new name:... (read more)
Warsaw's RAISE Grant will connect many parts of the city and many destinations
TIGER Grants were first awarded in 2009.  That very year, the City of Warsaw, Missouri, applied for a major grant, designed to expand the city's renowned trail system, but even more - to connect the entire city to the trails and to major destinations like parks and shopping, via bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly Complete Streets. Warsaw's... (read more)
BikeMO August 27th in mid Missouri
MoBikeFed's 2023 events Missouri Active Transportation Summit, Friday, August 11, 2023 BikeMO, Saturday, August 26, 2023 Missouri Bicycle Festival in Urich, Fri-Sun, Sept 15-18, 2023 Tour de Wildwood, Sunday, Oct 8th, 2023   Join MoBikeFed for our 2023 events! Help move forward our 2023 legislative agenda, learn about how to make... (read more)
In 2014, representatives of MoBikeFed and MoRIT met with Ameren to deliver over
If you have followed Rock Island Trail news in Missouri, you know that the new Rock Island Trail State Park has run into very significant headwinds in the Missouri legislature in 2022 and 2023. Governor Parson and Missouri State Parks officials sign the agreement to accept the Rock Island corridor into the Missouri State Parks system,... (read more)
Missouri was one of two states that did not regulate texting while driving
Thursday, May 11th, the Missouri House & Senate finally passed SB 398, including the "Siddens Bening Hands Free Law" which prohibits texting and other electronic device use while driving. Missouri is one of two states that does not regulate texting and electronic device use while driving. When this bill is signed into law, that will... (read more)
MoBikeFed's Elmwood Bike Rodeo May 6th, 2023
This year the Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation is organizing the Elmwood Bike Rodeo May 6th in Kansas City.  We will give away 150 bicycles to area kids who need them, fit the bikes, and have bike safety information and an area for kids to ride their new bikes safely - and a LOT more. The event will be held at Elmwood Cemetery,... (read more)
The Missouri Senate has voted to eliminate a $2.9 million federal grant for the
Please contact your Missouri Senator and Representative this week and ask them to support the Rock Island Trail funding in HB 6.  A $2.9 million in federal grant has been approved for the Rock Island Trail. However, the grant must be  appropriated by the Missouri legislature.  The governor requested the appropriation, the Missouri... (read more)
Since the proposals to increase Missouri's fuel tax and federal transportation funding have been under discussion, MoDOT has been working with its local districts and representatives from the states Regional Planning Commissions and Metropolitan Planning Organizations - representing every county and city across the state - to determine the... (read more)
Free Training for Rock Island Trail Communities: Building the Trail Rock Island Trail Community Training - October 24th, 2022 at the Missouri State Capitol  Join city and county elected officials from Rock Island Trail Communities and local Rock Island Trail advocates/supporters in a free training to learn about: Advocating for the... (read more)
A detail of the memorial for Will Baumeister in Stadium Drive in Kansas City
April 8th, 2022, Will Baumeister was killed by a hit-and-run driver while bicycling on Stadium Drive near the Truman Sports Complex in Kansas City, Missouri. A detail of the memorial for Will Baumeister in Stadium Drive in Kansas City Will and his partner, riding just feet away from him, were well lit and riding on a straight and well lit... (read more)
Cyclist Charlie Crinier, father of 10, was killed by a hit and run driver
The Longview Lake loop is one of the most popular cycling routes in the Kansas City area.  Much of the loop has been greatly improved for cycling safety in recent years, with wide shoulders, bicycle lanes, and even a section of separated bicycle now on the 10-mile loop. However, one section on View High Drive just north of 3rd Street is a... (read more)

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