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 […]

Star editorial says better bicycling is a top city priority for 2012

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 […]

Star praises bike lanes coming to Southwest Boulevard

“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 […]

More bike lanes coming to Southwest Boulevard

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 […]

More bike lanes and sidewalks coming to Longview Road

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 […]

City installs 200 miles of bike route signs

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 […]