Advocacy


We advocate for transforming Greater Kansas City, and we need your help to do it!

Current Campaigns

Mayor and City Council Elections
It's a big election for walking and biking issues in KCMO. Read our candidate questions and answers to inform your choice on election day. Primary Election is April 2nd and General Election is June 18th, 2019.

KCMO Bike Master Plan
Sign the petition and learn more about KCMO's plan to completely transform how we navigate Kansas City streets.

From the blog: New bike plan saves lives and boost the economy
Analysis from UMKC shows that the new bike plan will save 36 lives per year and give the local economy a $500 million boost.

Visit the Action Center for more campaigns.

Local Advocacy

In Your Neighborhood
Learn about advocacy and other opportunities in your community. We work across the Greater Kansas City region, including the counties of Jackson, Clay, Platte, Wyandotte, and Johnson.

Contact Your City Hall
Find your Mayor and City Councilmember. Communicate with them via email, Facebook, or Twitter.

Research and Data

Check out Research and Data page for biking/walking statistics, other data, our own research and reports.

Past Campaigns and Advocacy Wins

New Complete Streets Policy
After several months of hard work by a broad range of community stakeholders led by BikeWalkKC, in December 2017 the KCMO City approved one of the country's most comprehensive Complete Streets policies.

GO KC Infrastructure Bond: $150 million for sidewalks and $400 million for Complete Streets
In era were mistrust in government is the norm, in April 2017 KCMO voters overwhelming approved Questions 1-2-3 and voted to invest $800 million in the city's infrastructure over the next 20 years. BikeWalkKC led the community coalition to get unprecedented investment in sidewalks and Complete Streets included in the plan.


Advocacy Mailing List

Subscribe to Advocacy Alerts for important notices about opportunities to speak up for better walking and bicycling in your own community.

BikeWalkKC Advocacy Team

Eric Bunch
Policy Director & Co-Founder
eric.bunch@bikewalkkc.org
816-205-7056 x3

Michael Kelley, MPA
Policy Coordinator
michael.kelley@bikewalkkc.org
816-205-7056 x15