Monthly News Archives: May 2014
County Health Rankings and RoadMaps, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, wrote about our experiences with Columbia’s Walking School Bus program.
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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.
In addition to the new bus routes for Columbia Transit, 7 proposed bus shelters were designed and are being voted on. More information on the proposed shelters and a survey to gain public input are online.
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.
Thank you to everyone who attended our Wine & Beer Ride on May 15th as part of Bike, Walk and Wheel Week. We had 60 participants join us on our social ride around The District. We look forward to having another similar event soon!
Join the Columbia community in celebrating Bike Walk and Wheel Week by participating in West Middle School’s Bike to School Day on Friday, May 16th. Upon arriving at the school in the morning, we will have a table set up with refreshments and prizes for those who rode their bikes.
We’re partnering with CoMET (Columbians for Modern, Efficient, Transit), and Columbia Transit to host the 2nd Annual Breakfast Station at the Wabash Bus Station during Bike, Walk and Wheel Week on May 16th from 7-9am. Stop by for refreshments and prizes!
We asked people to write their reasons for walking, biking, wheeling or using public transit. They graciously allowed us to snap their photos showcasing the awesome reasons they step out of their car to get around CoMo.