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 […]

Olathe Students Refurbish Bicycles for Neighbors in Need

By Laura Steele, Education & Outreach Coordinator A crash course (minus the crashing!) in bicycle maintenance helped 4th and 5th graders at Green Springs Elementary in Olathe piece together a knowledge of bike mechanics they quickly put to good use. After seven weeks of after-school instruction, students helped repair eight previously owned bikes for donation […]

BikeWalkKC is looking for a Community Outreach Summer Intern

We are looking for an awesome summer intern to work on a new public health and planning project Johnson County, KS. If you are graduate student or recent graduate in planning, public affairs, public health, or a related field, this will be a great opportunity! You will get real-world experience in community-based planning to improve […]

Prairie Village Should Keep Mission Road Diet On The Table

The Prairie Village Post reported earlier this morning that the road diet proposed for the section of Mission Road between 71st and 75th Street has been removed from the Governing Body’s list of priorities for the 2016 construction schedule. The vote removing the project from the priority list was 7-5, with members of the Governing […]

Johnson County Transit on the chopping block

The Johnson County Board of Commissioners is considering significant cuts it transit system. A whopping 40% of The JO bus routes are in jeopardy for elminiation. This would devestate transit in the county, just as usage is growing, more citizens are demanding better transit options, and the county received federal grants to begin setting the […]