Walk to School Day

Celebrate active living in your community! Join us for International Walk to School Day, right here in the Kansas City metro: When kids walk or bike to school they not only get a daily dose of much-needed physical activity, they also burn off excess energy and arrive in the classroom ready to learn! Greater Kansas City’s […]

PRESS RELEASE: Young cyclist hit near school in Shawnee

A boy who was riding his bike to school in Shawnee was injured Tuesday morning. The crash occurred around 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of 55th Street and Rosehill Road. Police say that the 12-year-old boy was riding his bike towards Ray Marsh Elementary when he was struck by a driver heading eastbound in the […]

Leawood Family Stride and Ride **

Leawood Parks and Recreation and the Leawood Police Department are excited to announce Stride N’ Ride, a new event to encourage and educate the community about fitness and healthy transportation. Make fitness a family affair by learning how to incorporate walking and biking into your family lifestyle to form positive attitudes about getting active and staying […]

Update on Overland Park Bicycle Master Plan

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 […]

47th Street Complete Street project – Public Open House**

Join us for a Public Open House: January 23! The City of Westwood is working in coordination with the City of Roeland Park, Unified Government of Wyandotte County-Kansas City, Kansas, and the Mid-America Regional Council to study improvements to 47th Street. This planning effort is exploring ways to make the 47th Street corridor safer, more […]

Quivira Road Public Meeting **

The City of Lenexa is studying future improvements to Quivira Road between 79th and 99th Streets. This is an important corridor across I-35, especially for people biking and walking. This week there is a public meeting where you can learn more about the project and show your support for including high quality access for walking […]

Bike MS: Kansas City Ride **

Ride Details Date(s): September 16-17, 2017 Start/Finish Location: Garmin Headquarters – 1200 E. 151st St., Olathe, KS 66062 Fundraising Minimum: $200 Age Minimum: 12 Contact the event organizer Ready for the ride of a lifetime? Bike MS: Kansas City Ride will take you farther than you’ve gone before. Voted Kansas City’s ‘Best Supported Ride’ by […]

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 […]

Where do Lenexa City Council candidates stand on bike issues?

Elections are coming up in Lenexa, where bike lanes and Complete Streets are becoming a priority for residents and part of the discussion at City Hall. Jeff Carroll, an organizer of the I Bike Lenexa grassroots group, has quizzed the candidates and posted their responses. Wards 2 and 4 have contested races with multiple candidates […]

Recap of Lenexa Complete Streets Meeting

Last week, the Lenexa City Council received a presentation on Complete Streets, the concept that city streets should be safe and comfortable for everyone – whether you are driving, biking, walking, in a wheelchair, etc. A good group of 20-plus residents were in attendance to support better biking and walking in Lenexa. While the city […]