Advocacy Alerts

PedNet Awarded Missouri Foundation for Health General Support for Advocacy Grant

In October of 2014, we were awarded the General Support for Advocacy (GSA) grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) for $150,000 over a two year period.

City Council to Vote on Grindstone to Stephens Link Trail

Please join us on March 16 at City Council and speak in favor of Options 1 and 3 for the Grindstone to Stephens Link Trail. Phase II of the County House Trail will also be voted on that evening.

Advocacy Alert: Grindstone to Stephens Link Meeting

Join us on Monday, January 5th for a presentation regarding the Grindstone to Stephens Link (AKA Shepards to Rollins).

Advocacy Alert: Interested Parties Meeting for Phase II of Country House Trail

Columbia Public Works will host an interested parties meeting on Tuesday, August 26 at for […]

New Rails-to-Trails Trail Across the State of Missouri

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is assisting local trail advocates, in a bid to preserve a 145-mile segment of inactive MKT-Trailrail corridor right through the heart of Missouri.

MoDOT releases revised Draft Project List with cost estimates

We previously noted that one of our main concerns with MoDOT’s Draft Project List was that MoDOT had […]

Sample Comments for the MoDOT Priority Project List

We have provided sample comments to submit to MoDOT’s Priority Project List. Whether you are for or against the transportation sales tax, we encourage you to submit your comments to MoDOT to ensure that bicycle, pedestrian and public transit receive their fair share in the Columbia area.

Assessment of Amendment 7 transportation sales tax

Amendment 7 is a proposed 0.75% transportation sales tax which would last for 10 years. Missouri voters will vote on the Amendment on August 5.

Update on HJR68: Transportation Sales Tax

HJR 68, first Missouri transportation funding plan in history to integrate active transportation, passed both the house and the senate and will be voted on by Missourians later this year.

MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard at Council

A public hearing for the MKT-Parkade Bike Blvd is set for 7:00pm June 2, 2014, at City Hall. We encourage you to attend the Council meeting and speak in favor of the project, or if you cannot attend, contact your council member via email.