Each state Department of Transportation is now required to submit a Vulnerable Road User Safety Assessment that includes a plan to improve safety. How do the Sunflower State and the Show-Me State compare and stack up? The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) advanced a number of grants and programs that will help to make it safer […]
Take part in a series of walk audits for the I-70 corridor on Friday, June 3! Third District Councilwoman Melissa Robinson, BikeWalkKC, the City of KCMO, Missouri Department of Transportation, TREKK Design Group, Parson + Associates and others are coming together to conduct a walk audit of the crossings along a key stretch of the […]
Suddenly, and with virtually no debate, the Missouri Senate passed SB 617 last Wednesday, a sweeping tax reform bill which includes a provision that will raise the state’s fuel tax gradually from 17 cents per gallon to 23 cents over the course of three years. SB 617 would increase the state’s excise tax on fuel […]
Several bike/ped bills filed in the Missouri General Assembly, including one big head scratcher. In Kansas, no news may be good news.
Streetcar expansion and MoDOT funding are on the ballot. Learn about the pros and cons for walking and bicycling, and cast an educated vote on August 5th.
On August 5th Missouri voters will decide on a proposed constitutional amendment for a 3/4 cent sales tax to increase transportation funding across the state. Amendment 7 would provide state funding for active transportation for the first time, but the plan is still a mixed bag for walking and bicycling. This sales has some significant […]
MoDOT publishes an ambiguous, car-centric project list that appears to ignore local priorities to improve transit, walking, and bicycling.
Metro residents spoke up fewer highways and more transit, bike lanes, and sidewalks. Was MoDOT listening?
Plans are in the works to boost transportation funding in Missouri, and your voice is needed to ensure biking and walking are including. Attend one of MoDOT's "Listening Sessions" to suggest specific bike/ped projects and bigger picture policy improvements. Currently Missouri spends virtually zero state funds on biking and walking, this year we have an […]