The Star publishes two perspectives on the region’s bike progress

This week the Kansas City Star offers two views on the region’s progress to improve biking. First, the Northland and Johnson County editions feature several local cyclists, several options for folks to join a group ride or neighborhood bike community, and some promising progress in cities like Shawnee and North Kansas City. 816 North and […]

Best Practices for Bike Lanes Along Major Bus Routes

The Kansas City Area Transit Authority has plans in the works for rerouting all of their buses onto what they are calling Transit Emphasis Corridors (TEC). The north-south routes will follow Grand and the east-west routes will follow 11th/12th. Besides the obvious connections transit has to walkability, these plans have implications for riding a bike […]

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 […]

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 […]