Safe Routes to School Programming Expands in Wyandotte County

The Safe Routes to School team in Wyandotte County has a fun and active semester underway. School champions have been hard at work, planning walking programs and getting students excited to walk to school. Their Walking School Bus Spring Season kicked off this week, with five new schools participating. This means that nearly 250 students at 11 schools […]

New Belgium Tour de Fat is coming to KC on August 12th

We are excited for the news that New Belgium’s Tour de Fat event is expanding this year to include Kansas City! Click here to read New Belgium’s Press Release. Grab your tickets and start planning for the Kansas City Tour de Fat on August 12, 2017! Expect to experience the unexpected. We’re bringing the party […]

Beyond the Loop Will Explore New Ideas for Downtown Highways

Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) has launched an effort, “Beyond the Loop,” to begin planning for the future of several large pieces of aging highway infrastructure around downtown KCMO and KCK. There will be a kickoff event on February 23rd from 2:00 – 4:30 PM at the Central Library in downtown KCMO. RSVP here. The study […]

BikeWalkKC February 2017 Newsletter

Mark Your Calendars: BikeWalkKC Event Season Has Begun Looking for new learning opportunities? Networking events? We’ve got something for everyone this spring, and hope you’ll join us for any and all of these upcoming activities! Friday, February 24, 5:30-7:30pm: We’ve teamed up with OneLife Fitness to offer a new Handlebar Happy Hour format! “Workout & […]

Follow the Bike: the Journey of a Donated Bicycle

By Glen Rumbaugh, BikeWalkKC Education Operations Coordinator Have you ever donated a bike to BikeWalkKC and wondered what happened to it? It starts in our shop where we clean and check each bike.  Once ready, it’s off to one of our Earn-a-Bike Classes. During an Earn-a-Bike class, students are taught how to maintain and repair […]