Presentation on theme: "The Problems Students bicycling/walking to school dropped from 50% to 10%, 1960s to now Loss of children’s independence and free play time outdoors."— Presentation transcript:
The Problems Students bicycling/walking to school dropped from 50% to 10%, 1960s to now Loss of children’s independence and free play time outdoors Impact on physical health: physical fitness/obesity – MO 9 th in obesity Impact on mental health Reduction in community livability Missouri historically trailing edge
Bridging the Gap, Kansas City Cape Girardeau Safe Communities City of Columbia, Missouri City of Gladstone City of Independence Parks and Recreation City of Kansas City, Missouri City of Raymore City of Springfield Public Works Department Columbia/Boone County Health Department Platte County, Missouri Federal Highway Administration, Missouri Division Great Rivers Greenway District Greater St. Joseph Area MPO Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City Heartland Health Incarnate Word Foundation Jefferson County Missouri Health Department Kansas City Bicycle Club Kansas Department of Transportation Safe Routes to School Program KC Healthy Kids Let's Go KC Mayor Darwin Hindman, Columbia Mayor Mark Funkhouser, Kansas City Mid-America Regional Council Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation M-SLICE Office of Congressman Russ Carnahan Missouri Convergence Partnership Missouri Coordinated School Health Coalition Missouri Council for Activity and Nutrition Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Missouri Department of Natural Resources Missouri Department of Transportation, Office of Highway Safety, Safe Routes to School Program Missouri Foundation for Bicycling & Walking Missouri Foundation for Health Missouri Park and Recreation Association Missouri PTA Missouri School Boards Association Office of Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder Ozark Family Resource Agency Ozark Foothills Child Advocacy Center Ozark Greenways Ozark Heart Health Program, Washington University Bureau of Health Promotion Ozarks Transportation Organization, Springfield PedNet Coalition, Columbia Raytown C-2 School District Representative Charlie Denison, Springfield Representative Charlie Norr, Springfield Representative Chris Carter, St. Louis Representative Jeanne Kirkton, Webster Groves Representative Sara Lampe, Springfield O VER 80 ORGANIZATIO NS, AGENCIES, OFFICIALS, INDIVIDUALS Revolve Reynolds County Health Center Safe Routes to School National Partnership Scenic Missouri Soulard Renaissance (newspaper) Springfield-Greene County Health Department STAR Team, Springfield St Joseph Metropolitan Planning Organization St Joseph Police Department St. Louis Regional Bicycle Federation Steve Petrehn, Active Lifestyles Advocate Superintendent, Hurley R-1 School District Superintendent, Raytown C-2 School District The Whole Person Trailnet, St. Louis Transtria, St. Louis U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Region VII Office of Minority Health University of Missouri Extension Urban Kansas City Community of Cycling Warsaw Missouri Parks and Recreation Missouri Safe Routes to School Network
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