Annette Triplet of the PedNet Coalition wrote an excellent summary of the situation with the Rock Island Trail--and why you need to take two minutes to complete the Missouri DNR's Survey about the future of the Rock Island Trail.
Supporters of bicycling, walking, and trails in Missouri visited Missouri's Capitol Monday for the 14th annual Bicycle & Pedestrian Day at the Capitol. We held our annual legislators ride and rally and visited the office of every Missouri state elected official with an information packet about our legislative priorities for 2017. News media from around the state covered Monday's event.
Cities across Missouri have started to make a practice of including important walking, bicycling, and trails projects and maintenance in their regular capital funding and bonding proposals. But Kansas City never has -- until now. After many months of work by citizens, community leaders, city staff, and elected officials, Kansas City has a very important capital improvement bonding proposal on Tuesday's municipal elections ballot.