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 […]

Fat Tire Presents: Tour de Fat Kansas City w/ Atlas Genius

Expect to experience the unexpected. We’re bringing the party with Atlas Genius and the Tour de Fat ensemble cast of performers at CrossroadsKC at Grinders. Ready your eyes and ears for a mix of musicians, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and mind-blowing provocateurs. Costumes are highly encouraged (and a mindset to party is mandatory). […]

Bikeways in KCMO: What we are doing and how you can help

In an earlier blog post this week, we outlined steps we believe KCMO leadership can take to make real progress on installing bikeways in Kansas City. Many of you have asked what BikeWalkKC is doing and how you can help. What BikeWalkKC is doing Regular meetings with the City Manager, City Councilmembers, and city staff […]

Deja Vu All Over Again – Downtown KCMO Bikeways Delayed Until 2018

Grand Boulevard and other Downtown bike lanes won’t be coming in 2017, and the problems they face could jeopardize other planned bike lanes around the city. In June of this year, the beleaguered Grand bike lane project was dealt another setback in its long struggle toward implementation. The Federal Highway Administration nixed the City’s latest […]

Streetcar Ballot Notary Session

Mail-in ballots for the KC Streetcar extension are due August 1st! Get your ballot notarized at BikeWalkKC on July 24th. Monday, July 24th 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. BikeWalkKC 3269 Gillham Road, Suite C Kansas City, MO 64109 Bring your completed streetcar ballot and we’ll have a Public Notary at the ready! DO NOT SIGN […]

Public Meeting for Kaw River Bike/Ped Connector Bridge June 22nd

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 […]

Bike Club Students as Advocates

BikeWalkKC Education Programs Combine Policy and Advocacy By David Hansen, BikeWalkKC Instructor This spring, two BikeWalkKC-sponsored Bike Clubs met with KCMO government officials to learn about and offer input on the new #KCBikePlan. Students from Kansas City Public School’s East High School Bike Club rode their bikes to City Hall on May 4th and sat […]

Action Alert – Streetcar to Riverfront, speak up for biking and walking

Transit officials are studying a second streetcar extension to Berkley Riverfront Park, possibly using the existing and narrow Grand Avenue viaduct that currently connects the City Market with the riverfront. Your voice is needed at the public meeting on May 31st to help BikeWalkKC ensure good bike and pedestrian access is included from the beginning. […]