Kansas City Regional Safe Routes to School Summit

The first-ever KC Regional Safe Routes to School Summit will convene bicycle/pedestrian champions, community partners, public health experts, teachers, district administration, parents, elected officials, and city staff from both sides of the state line to learn, share, and experience all things Safe Routes to School. Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. USD 500 […]

Bicycle Transportation Planning Workshop – April 10th

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 […]

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 […]

BikeWalkKC Helps Teach Girls Bike Skills at CAMP WIN Sports Camp

BikeWalkKC Helps Teach Girls Bike Skills at CAMP WIN Sports Camp Last week, BikeWalkKC’s Education and Outreach Coordinator, Maggie Priesmeyer, had the privilege of partnering with Theresa Van Ackeren, owner of Family Bicycles in Waldo and a handful of awesome volunteers to provide a cycling session at Camp WIN Sports Camp for 6-8 year old […]

BikeWalkKC receives funding from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to expand SRTS efforts

BikeWalkKC receives funding from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to expand SRTS efforts  BikeWalkKC has received more than $200,000 in funding from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to turn a comprehensive, Safe Routes to School pilot project at James Elementary into a full-scale program. We will be working with […]

BikeWalkKC brings BLAST to the Washington Wheatley neighborhood

BLAST paid a visit to the Washington Wheatley neighborhood yesterday to teach bicycle safety and handling skills to fifth, sixth and seventh graders as part of a partnership with Children’s Mercy Hospital and FreeWheels for Kids. The three week program is being hosted in conjunction with FreeWheels for Kids’ Earn-a-Bike Program. The program ends with […]