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 […]
Today’s KC Star editorial includes bicycling as a key priority for the future of the region, alongside such things as the Zoo, All-Star Baseball Game, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, and Livestrong Sporting Park. Making it safer and easier for people bicycle is critical for our economy, our environment, and our health. Looking toward […]
“When bicyclists envision a transportation network — bike lanes connecting the area, making it safe to be healthy while getting around — they always sigh in frustration when the route from Johnson County to downtown Kansas City comes up.” See our Southwest-Merriam project page for more information on the plan to add bike lanes in the […]
KCK’s plan for adding bike lanes to the Southwest Boulevard and Merriam Lane corridor is moving towards construction this fall, but some businesses along the street are raising concerns. Please speak up so that KCK leaders hear strong public support for bike lanes. KCTV-5 reports that some businesses are worried about losing parking, but they […]
Last summer we asked local cities to Put Paint to Pavement for more bike lanes and crosswalks. Over one thousand people sent postcards to their mayors, and this summer two cities are responding to your requests. Southwest Boulevard is on the verge of becoming a truly bistate bike commuter corridor with bike lanes on the […]
Today City officlals broke ground on the next phase of improvements to Longview Road in southeast KC, including bike lanes and sidewalks. The first phase went from Grandview Road to Blue Ridge Boulevard, and this next phase will extend almost to Longview Lake its trail system. This important east/west link in southeast KC will link […]
In 2013 Cleaver Boulevard becomes a Complete Street with bike lanes, wider sidewalks, better crosswalks, and more.
KCMO's bike master plan is moving forward with the installation of almost 200 miles of signed bike routes and new plans for more bike lanes. In recent weeks the City has been installing new bike route signs on 180 miles of streets, a huge step forward in implementing the 2002 Bike KC master plan. These […]
Please stop by this public meeting to support the next phase of the bi-state Complete Street project for Southwest Boulevard and Merriam Lane. The Unified Government needs to hear your support for prioritizing bike/ped safety over car parking.
WIth new bike lanes and sharrows, a north/south cross-river bike corridor is taking shape from North Kansas City, through Downtown, to Midtown.