Archive for the 'Missouri' Category
Posted on January 10, 2014 | No CommentsThis is an account of my participation in the 2007 Katy Trail Ride across Missouri. It was originally published on my personal blog, and is republished here because that old blog has been retired, and I’m hopeful that the ride report may be useful or interesting for people contemplating this …Posted on April 27, 2013 | 1 CommentThe Kansas City Royals have updated their bicycle parking policy, and while they still provide no official bike racks or other secured facilities, they now allow bicycles to be parked at the stadium, at no charge.Posted on February 11, 2013 | No CommentsSt. Louis Mayoral candidate Lewis Reed is an avid bicycle commuter, and his latest television campaign ad shows him riding his bike to work, carrying his bicycle into city hall, and traveling around his city by bike.Posted on February 2, 2013 | 4 CommentsThe specter of a bicycle ban is rearing its ugly head in Missouri, again, with a state representative planning to introduce a bill to ban bicycle from some state highways.Posted on September 10, 2012 | No CommentsIf you're interested in becoming an effective advocate for bicycling in your community, here's your chance to learn from experts, on October 19-21 in Kansas City. Hope to see you there!Posted on July 7, 2012 | No CommentsA new bicycle-sharing service debuted this week in Kansas City, Missouri, with the launch party for Kansas City B-cycle on July 2nd.Posted on April 28, 2011 | 3 CommentsIt doesn't help when the media spread half-truths about bicycling laws; it creates a dangerous and hostile environment. Here's an example from a St. Louis, Missouri TV station.Posted on March 30, 2011 | 2 CommentsIf you want to ride your bicycle to Kauffman Stadium to take in a Royals game, your options appear to be extremely limited. Bikes are not prohibited, but strongly discouraged. How does this compare to other Major League teams?Posted on March 2, 2011 | No CommentsChris Smedley, owner of The Bicycle Shack in Kansas City, Missouri, is facing a difficult battle with pancreatic cancer, and his friends are asking for help in meeting the financial challenges.Posted on June 27, 2010 | 5 CommentsNews of a rails-to-trails project thwarted by a closed-minded Kansas county government. Why are some of our communities so opposed to trails? What are they afraid of?