Community Meeting Thursday, September 14 5:00-7:00pm Rainbow Mennonite Church 1444 Southwest Boulevard KCK, 66103 The consultant team is concluding the ideation phase of the University Town project (near the University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center), and the community is invited to hear their presentation on development options for review and feedback. The goals for […]
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 […]
Creating a mixed-use university neighborhood district around the KU Medical Center The Rosedale are of KCK has new master plan that includes a future University Town District with new opportunities for residential development, retail services, bike and pedestrian friendly streets, connections to local trails. BikeWalkKC is part of the stakeholder committee helping to guide the […]
Could an abandoned railroad bridge next to Kemper Arena become a landmark destination and a bi-state trail connection? This old railroad bridge in the West Bottoms is being studied for re-use as a bike/ped connector over the Kaw River and a new landmark public space uniquely situated above the river linking KCK and KCMO. The […]
Mayor Mark Holland recently provided this update on progress in Kansas City, KS and Wyandotte. Several exciting things are happening in the community that support Mayor Holland’s goal improving the health of KCK by getting people moving. More on-street bike lanes coming to 10th and 12th Streets Celebration of the first segment of levee trail […]
The Mid-America Regional Council is seeking input from KCK residents and other interested parties on the future of K-32, a primary artery connecting Bonner Springs and Edwardsville to the rest of Wyandotte County on the larger metro area. Attend a public meeting for visit the web site to learn more and provide your input. What? […]
This week Mayor Mark Holland cut the ribbon on new bike racks at the Wyandotte County Health Department and Kansas City, KS City Hall. He celebrated bike parking as important first step for encouraging more people to bike for transportation, exercise, and recreation. Mayor Holland also challenged neighboring businesses and employers to add bike parking up and […]
Big thanks to everyone who called, emailed, or attended the Commission meeting. Your support investing in places to walk and bike made all the difference!
Thursday evening the Wyandotte County Commission is considering a project to connect Kaw Point Park with the Riverfront Heritage Trail and the rest of the MetroGreen regional trail system. The Commission is divided, and your support is needed to ensure this important connection moves forward. The majority of the cost to build this connection is […]
A much-needed road diet and new sidewalk are finally under construction on Mission Road in the Rosedale area of KCK. We are excited to see a new pedestrian connection for Rosedale Park and Frank Rushton Elementary School!