Advocacy Alert: Woodsweather Road sidewalks and bike lanes

Cyclists and pedestrians needed to speak up for sidewalks and bike lanes on new Woodsweather Road bridge in Downtown Kansas City, MO. The City is drafting plans to replace part of Woodsweather Road just west of the Broadway Bridge. It’s a key Bike KC route and important pedesrian and bicycle connection between the West Bottoms, […]

KC Council votes on three big projects today

Today the KC City Council is voting projects to extend the Longview Road bike lanes in the south, extend the Line Creek Trail in the north, and complete the Little Blue Trace Trail in the east. The first vote is this morning at 8:15 a.m. in the Transportation and Infrastucture Committee, where BikeWalkKC will be […]

Crossing the Street Shouldn’t be Dangerous

Check out BikeWalkKC Board Member Sheila Styron’s powerful editorial in the KC Star explaining what it’s like for a blind person to cross the street, and how the City could be making it safer. Posted on Sun, Jul. 03, 2011Crossing the street shouldn’t be a dangerous leap of faithBy SHEILA STYRONSpecial to The Star   […]

Action Alert – Ask Congress to preserve bike/ped funding

Today the Chair of the US House Transportation Committee his vision for the future of federal transportation funding, and unfortunately it does not include the dedicated bicycle and pedestrian funding that has been crucial for hundreds of projects across Missouri.  We need your help today to let Congress know that there is strong support for […]

Walking and bicycling are simple solutions to KC’s most pressing challenges

BikeWalkKC’s Advocacy Director, Eric Rogers, recently wrote this opinion piece for the Kansas City Star.(original on KC Star web site) Sunday, July 17th, 2011 Kansas City has ignored walkers and bicyclists for too long By ERIC ROGERS Special to The Star   The Star recently published an editorial challenging Kansas City to paint 22 miles […]

Put Paint to Pavement campaign update

Over 500 Kansas Citains have joined our call to Put Paint to Pavement by sharing their personal stories about how more bike lanes and crosswalks would improve the safety, health, and wallets of their families. Can you help us get to 1,000 by the end of August? We want that stack over on the right to be as tall as […]

Blue Springs wants to hear from you about bike lanes and trails

Duncan Road Bike Lanes The City of Blue Springs is seeking public input on the future of its rapidly developing bike route and trail network. Public meetings on August 11th, August 25th, September 8th will give residents a chance to learn more and make their own suggestions. Blue Springs has long been a metro leader […]

Alert: Support Johnson County Complete Streets Policy

  The Johnson County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote during their meeting on Thursday, September 1st, starting at 9:30 a.m. Johsnon County Administrative Offices111 S. Cherry Street, Third Foor, Olathe, KS 66061(main meeting room) The Johnson County Commission is considering a new Complete Streets policy for the rural, unincorporated areas of the county. […]

Vote for walking and bicycling projects

KC Momentum ideas Improving the Community Build out the sidewalks Public bike share program Bicycle Master Plan Bike Lanes Public Improvements  Complete the BikeKC Plan Build a world-class trail system Implement the new Pedestrian Overlay District Clearly Marked Crosswalks Parking and Downtown Transit  Public bike share system Implement Complete Streets policies Bike lanes Back-in angle […]