Public Meetings: KCMO Budget Hearings

 KCMO has been making some great strides towards improving active transportation considerations in our city. Come to a budget hearing to learn about their goals for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and to encourage the City to prioritize walking and bicycling! Note that each meeting is in a different location: Tuesday, Feb. 19th, 6-8pm Southeast Community Center […]

Partner Profile: Health Forward Foundation

One of the benefits of working with local foundations is the deeply connected relationship a nonprofit builds with the organization. Since our very early days, BikeWalkKC has been a recipient of support from the Health Forward Foundation (HFF, formerly the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City). The Health Forward Foundation advocates for healthy and equitable communities […]

How to get the most out of a public meeting

Do you ever wonder how you can affect change in your own neighborhood? Policy Coordinator Michael Kelley shares how you can join the conversation at public meetings and speak up for what matters to you. BikeWalkKC regularly works in both the advocacy and planning realms to foster policy and changes to the built environment that […]

Northeast traffic calming projects demonstrate impact

We are excited to share preliminary results from the two quick build projects we launched last fall in the Historic Northeast in partnership with Children’s Mercy Kansas City, the KCMO Public Works Department, and K&G Striping. As you might recall, BikeWalkKC was awarded a grant from the Aetna Foundation in late 2017 to conduct community […]

Advocacy Opportunity: KC Streetcar Public Meeting

Speak up for bicycling and walking! Attend this public meeting to learn more about proposed bike and pedestrian connections along the future KC Streetcar route to the Berkley Riverfront. Questions about active transportation advocacy? Email info@bikewalkkc.org. Questions about this meeting? Email info@kcstreetcar.org.

5 gifts you can give your neighborhood

By now, most of us have checked all the usual suspects off our lists: slippers for Grandma, books for all the nieces and nephews, and a squeaky toy for the dog. But have you ever considered how to share the holiday spirit with your neighbors? Whether you squeeze it in to your holiday break, or […]

Pop-Up Traffic Calming: 10th & Benton

Do you want safer, more walkable streets in your neighborhood? Join BikeWalkKC, city staff, school district representatives, community organizations, and neighborhood leaders to recreate 10th & Benton! Bring the whole family and take part int this fun and engaging activity– this is your chance to build the block that you want! Snacks and drinks will […]

Pop-Up Traffic Calming: Van Brunt & St. John

Do you want safer, more walkable streets in your neighborhood? Join BikeWalkKC, city staff, school district representatives, community organizations, and neighborhood leaders to recreate Van Brunt & St. John! Bring the whole family and take part int this fun and engaging activity– this is your chance to build the block that you want! Snacks and […]