Jefferson City Lawmaker calls for big flags on bikes

St. Louis Post Dispatch – January 18, 2016 10:38 am  •  By Kurt Erickson JEFFERSON CITY • Beginning in August, Missouri bicyclists would have to attach a brightly colored flag to their bikes if they want to take a spin down a county road under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature. The measure, sponsored by state Rep. Jay Houghton, […]

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Proposed changes to Gravois include lane reductions, signal upgrades

January 12, 2016 5:30 pm  •  By Leah Thorsen Changes proposed for Gravois Avenue include reducing some lanes for vehicles while adding lanes for bikes, as well as upgrading lighting and signals. A Missouri Department of Transportation plan would reduce the roughly 1.5-mile stretch of Gravois between Christy Boulevard and Chippewa Street from four lanes to three. It also would […]

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New crosswalk honors man killed in hit-and-run

Jason Aubry, KSDK6:19 a.m. CST November 16, 2015 ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Sunday, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Initiative (BAPI) recognized World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims by releasing balloons at the intersection of Broadway and Cerre in St. Louis. The organization is named after Bapi Gupta, a 50-year-old man who was struck by […]

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Hit ‘n run victims’ families promote pedestrian traffic safety

POSTED 10:57 PM, NOVEMBER 15, 2015, BY SHAWNDREA THOMAS ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Balloons were released into the sky at a south city intersection Sunday as friends and family of two people struck and killed by cars gathered at the intersection of Cerre Street and South Broadway to discuss pedestrian traffic safety. Amber Wood and […]

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Pop-up demonstrations just around the corner

Posted by Trailnet on Oct 09, 2015 The first of four pop-up traffic calming demonstrations will take place this Saturday, October 10, in Dutchtown on the 3100 block of Gasconade Street. Come out and see proven methods for making safer streets. Representatives from the Healthy Eating, Active Living Partnership, including Trailnet staff, will be at […]

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