We’re Building a Bike Station!

We’re building a bike station on the west side of the Business Loop! Thanks to grant funding from the Columbia Board of Realtors, volunteer help from ForColumbia, and support from the folks at Parkade Plaza, we’re building a second public space at Parkade Plaza near the MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard. This space will have […]

Building Inclusive Communities Workshop

PedNet is hosting a Building Inclusive Communities (BIC) workshop, presented by the University of Missouri Center for Health Policy. BIC is an introductory inclusion workshop that builds awareness through short presentations, experiential activities, reflection, and dialogue. Friday, April 5, 2019 11am – 4pm Columbia/Boone County Health Department, 1005 W Worley […]

The Loop and the Hyperloop

If you’ve been hearing the hype about the Columbia Loops and want to know more, make plans to attend the next Hawthorn College Event! Bill Turpin, CEO of the Missouri Innovation Center and Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development at the University of Missouri, shares information about the St. […]

Columbia Board of Realtors® Grant Announcement

The Columbia Board of Realtors® has received a $5000 Placemaking grant from the National Association of REALTORS® to help fund a portion of the Business Loop Community Improvement District’s Corridor Plan. The funds will help build a bike repair station near the new MKT‐Parkade Bike Boulevard, transforming an unused section […]

How do you travel on a Bike Boulevard?

You may have noticed construction on the west end of the Business Loop, near the intersection of Madison and Parkade. What you’re seeing is the final stage of the new MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard. What is a bike boulevard? Good question! According to the National Association of City Transportation Officials, Bicycle […]

Lane closures scheduled on Bus Loop 70 East

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 8:30 a.m., McClure Engineering Company plans to perform an inspection of the Colt Railroad bridge over E. Business Loop 70 for City of Columbia Railroad Administration. This will result in a lane closure of the eastbound lane of E. Business Loop 70 between North Old […]

Attack of the Birds

A few weeks ago, I was walking through the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan with a group of other professionals from the Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s yearly Leadership Visit when Jonathan looked up from his phone and said, “There’s a nest nearby.” We dashed across the street and snagged the last two […]

A New Bike Boulevard

This week, work on the MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard began. The project creates a new north-south Bike Boulevard connecting Business Loop 70 at Parkade Boulevard to the MKT Trail on Lathrop Road. The project also provides a connection to the Bike Boulevard from West Boulevard, Hickman High School and Providence Road–adding […]

How do you get around town?

How do you get around town? What would make it easier for you to walk, bike, or ride the city bus? How safe do you feel when you’re traveling through town? PedNet Coalition is doing a community survey on how people travel in Columbia, and wants to hear from you. Offer your […]

Third Ave. Lane closure on 10/12

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 a.m., Seth Paul Excavating plans to begin repairing a sewer lateral near 108 Third Ave. This will result in a lane closure of Third Avenue between N. Providence Road and Grand Avenue. The work associated with the closure is scheduled to be completed by […]