A number of individuals have reached out to BikeWalkKC to ask about the concerns that were brought up by those in opposition. Rather than try to answer each one individually, we wanted to use a blog post to identify and address the most frequent concerns we’ve heard so far. By now, you’ve probably heard that […]
Bike Plan faces vocal opposition at City Hall and fails to move forward. We need your help to show City Council that Kansas Citians want safer places to bike. Thursday morning, BikeWalkKC and a number of our advocates and partners went to a City Council hearing to testify in support of the new KCMO Bicycle […]
The 12th annual Kansas City Ride of Silence (now in its sixteenth year internationally) begins in Brookside. Join the worldwide bicycling community for this important ride: http://www.rideofsilence.org We will ride in a slow, silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Cycling Kansas City (CyclingKC.org) is organizing […]
Last night the Overland Park Public Works Department presented its second annual bike master plan update to the City Council, and previewed the projects in the works for 2018. 2017 Highlights Bidding problems with construction contracts delayed several projects until 2018, but a few key segments did get built in 2017: 143rd and 159th Streets […]
BikeWalkKC’s Professional Development Series helps transportation professionals and public agency staff design and build better, safer, and more useful bike/pedestrian facilities. Our goal is to improve the practice of bike/ped in the metro area by educating professionals, sharing best practices, and providing real world experience of local facilities from perspective of people who walk and […]
what deserves the brunt of the blame is the culture that values car traffic efficiency over the safety of human lives.