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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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Fall Membership Drive: Join/renew by Oct 31st and win cool prizes! 10-21-2016
MoBikeFed's annual membership drive is drawing to a close, and we're still looking for many new/renewing members to meet our ambitious membership goal--and help propel Missouri into the top tier of state bicycle and pedestrian advocacy groups.We need your membership […]
Major new bicycle network implemented in Carthage; which Missouri cities now have the most miles of bicycle lanes per capita? 09-30-2016
Carthage, Missouri, is in the process of adding about 24 miles of marked on-street bicycle lanes and routes this summer. A city of just 14,200, Carthage looks to have the most on-street bicycle routes per capita of any Missouri City, once the project is complete. Brady […]
ALERT: Contact Gov Nixon to oppose complete withholding of Missouri Moves funding for transit, biking, walking 09-27-2016
Earlier this year, the Missouri General Assembly created the Missouri Moves fund, the first state transportation funding in modern history to take the total transportation approach to funding by funding transit, bicycling, and walking alongside road and highway projects. […]
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 […]

Last Update: December 4th, 2013