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Petition Update

Our petition requesting bike lanes on Tower Grove Avenue has received over 640+ signatures and local TV coverage.  More than 230 people shared their thoughts on why a safe Tower Grove Avenue is important to them, and the comments make for compelling reading (see

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

SafeTGA Meeting: A Report

On October 9 SafeTGA hosted a meeting for bicyclists and neighbors to discuss the closure of Kingshighway, the City’s plans for cycling on Tower Grove Avenue, and alternative options. The eighteen attendees included residents from the Shaw, Tower Grove South,

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

SafeTGA Meeting Oct 9: Bicycling TGA when Kingshighway closes

What will happen to cycling on Tower Grove Avenue when Kingshighway closes for a year and a half this winter to rebuild a bridge?  Tower Grove Avenue is the busiest bicycling route in St. Louis, but the upcoming closure of

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

Streets Announcement Regarding Tower Grove Avenue

The Streets Department has released plans for Tower Grove Avenue from Magnolia to Shaw during the Kingshighway construction. From https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/street/index.cfm

Posted in Tower Grove Ave

SafeTGA ride on Broadway

Sunday September 21 we’ll be riding South Broadway to experience and document the new bike infrastructure installed as part of Bike St. Louis Phase 3.  Come join us! We will start at Hartford Coffee Company (Hartford and Roger) at 11am and

Posted in Infrastructure Review

Kingshighway and TGA: An Update from the City

In early 2015 Kingshighway will close for a year and a half, and resulting traffic threatens to disrupt cycling on Tower Grove Avenue, a key bicycle corridor. Previously, We described concerns for cyclists during the Kingshighway closure. We heard back from the

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

Cycling TGA when Kingshighway Closes: Our Response to City Plans

Last week we wrote about cycling hazards on Tower Grove Avenue when Kingshighway closes for a year and a half.  We are pleased to have heard back from Emma Klues, Communications Director for Great Rivers Greenway.  Emma wrote the following

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

What Will Happen to Cyclists when Kingshighway Closes?

UpdateYou can find the latest details about the City’s proposal for Tower Grove Avenue here, and a petition to voice your concerns here. In the Fall of 2014 a section of Kingshighway Boulevard – a major St. Louis arterial –

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion, Tower Grove Ave

I-64 Interchange at Tower Grove Ave opens

The Tower Grove Avenue overpass at I-64 opened to traffic on August 29, 2014.

Posted in Infrastructure Review, Tower Grove Ave

SafeTGA: Ride to Ferguson

Update Photos from our 8/23/14 ride to Ferguson below:

Posted in Advocacy and Opinion