About

We're talking to communities...

... and making sure Jefferson City hears their voices.

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MODOT surveys show voters already want responsible and fair transportation options in their communities.

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We are helping communities demand Missouri invest in long-term solutions that will actually benefit the state.

We are building support for solutions that will benefit Missouri communities and businesses. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to help develop strong communities by aligning local and regional advocacy efforts for streets, roads, and trails that work for all Missourians.

How we're accomplishing this

We're finding local champions – communities, organizations, and people who want their towns to grow and prosper and care about the growing need to help people move around safely and responsibly. They will act as a resource for information, strategies, and solutions.

We connecting communities so they can share ideas and collaborate on common goals. When Missourians work with one another to demand systems that works for their communities, we all win.

We're amplifying the voices of communities to lawmakers, regional planning commissions, and the Missouri Department of Transportation.

We're acting a resource for for towns and communities that want to be more bikeable and walkable.

Partner Organizations

We're getting everyone to the table.

We are visiting and and rallying support for responsible projects that proactively take everyone’s transportation needs into account.

We are gathering stories of how good transportation investments are building businesses and careers for Missouri's citizens.

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We are taking the stories of those to Jefferson City to ask for support and make sure Missourians' voices are heard.

Partner Organizations

In 2018, Missourians for Responsible Transportation (MRT) was established by four Missouri organizations. They realized that although they’d been successful with advocacy work in their home cities and surrounding areas, by partnering together, they could help to better address Missouri’s transportation at a statewide level.

PedNet - Columbia

PedNet Coalition (“pedestrian and pedaling network”) works to build strong communities that are walkable, bikeable, accessible, and have thriving public transit systems

BikeWalkKC - Kansas City

BikeWalkKC's mission is to redefine our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living.

Ozark Greenways - Springfield

Ozark Greenways is working to preserve the Ozarks' natural heritage for public use and enjoyment by developing a greenway trail network, and promoting Springfield Public Works' growing on-street bike route network.

TrailNet - St. Louis

Trailnet works within the St. Louis region and across the state to respond to the demand for improved walking and biking networks that attract and retain talent, strengthen our economy, and connect people to the places they love.