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Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation

The Missouri Bicycle Federation is a statewide, not-for-profit, membership organization that advocates advancement of bicycling access, safety and education in Missouri. The mission of the Missouri Bicycle Federation is to provide an advocacy platform to protect the rights and interests of bicyclists and to make Missouri a better place to ride a bicycle through the advancement of bicycle access, safety and education.

The Missouri Bicycle Federation publishes an online blog and a newsletter featuring bicycle-related news stories from around the region. Their web site also includes a directory of Missouri bicycle shops and clubs, a ride calendar, and information about Missouri routes and trails.

The Missouri Bicycle Federation also sponsors the annual BikeMO ride that takes place each October and which serves as a fundraiser for the group.

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Governor Nixon withholds entire Missouri Moves funding - first in Missouri history to fund transit, walking, bicycling 09-16-2016
In a surprise move yesterday, Governor Nixon has restricted the entire $20 million in funding from the new Missouri Moves cost share funding. This week, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon eliminated the Missouri Moves funding - the first-ever Missouri Moves, passed by the Missouri […]
Pacific City Council votes 5-0 for pedestrian access on Meramec River Bridge; Franklin County still stonewalls 08-29-2016
Earlier this month we issued an Advocacy Alert, asking citizens to contact leaders in Pacific, Missouri, and Franklin County in support of pedestrian access on a new bridge over the Meramec River just at the city limits of Pacific. Old Meramec River Bridge (Hwy N) near Pacific. […]
Trailnet calls for vulnerable road user laws in wake of pedestrian fatalities, no consequences for motorists at fault 08-24-2016
After a string of deaths of people walking and bicycling in the  St. Louis region, with little or no penalties for drivers--even though who were acting in an egregiously dangerous way, Trailnet has called for increased penalties for drivers who operate dangerous […]
Bicycling on sidewalks: Not safe, not recommended 08-22-2016
Recently, one of our members asked us about a situation where a local police officer had directed him to leave the street and bicycle on the adjacent sidewalk. No Bicycles On SidewalksUnfortunately, this situation happens occasionally in Missouri. With hundreds of cities […]
ALERT: Pacific MO calls for pedestrian access on new Meramec River Bridge; Franklin County stonewalls; your input can help 08-16-2016
Pacific, Missouri, has been working to create pedestrian access on a new bridge over the Meramec River immediately adjacent to city limits. Franklin County has stonewalled the city's request. If you live, work, vacation, walk, or bicycle in this area your input could […]
Jackson County section of Rock Island Trail moves forward; $212 million development announced along trail; trail to be completed by 2018 08-05-2016
Work on the westernmost 17.7 mile section of the Rock Island trail corridor, now jointly owned by Jackson County and the KCATA, is moving forward quickly. The County is already working to select an engineering firm to design the trail--the first step in building […]
Thank you, generous members & donors! We exceeded our $30,000 triple match fundraising goal! 08-01-2016
This spring and summer we have been working to complete a $30,000 triple fundraising match challenge.The William A. Kerr Foundation led one group of generous who pledged $30,000 if our members coulid match it.Pat Jones, widow of Katy Trail Founder Ted Jones, led another […]
Missouri Primary Election Tues, Aug 2nd, 2016: Voter guide - Find your polling place, ballots, candidates, issues 08-01-2016
Missouri's primary elections are being held across the state on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016."I bicycle - I walk - I run and I vote" is one of the most powerful statements we can make to any elected leader, in our work to make Missouri a better, safer place to […]
Lack of safe places to walk and bicycle dramatically impacts health in rural Missouri communities: A call to action 07-12-2016
The systematic dis-investment in safe places to walk and bicycle has had a tremendous impact on the health of the 50% of Missourians who live in communities in rural and outstate Missouri.We have been talking about this health and investment disparity for years.   […]
Meeting July 14th - Bike/Ped on new Hwy 96 / Bicycle Route 66 bridges at Carthage? 07-11-2016
MoDOT is replacing bridges in Hwy 96/Historic Route 66 just on the northeast side of Carthage. The route is currently part of the Bicycle Route 66 national bicycle touring route through Missouri. The bridges are currently narrow with no shoulder to speak of--not inviting […]

Last Update: December 4th, 2013