CranksgivingKC 2017 **

Kansas City, Missouri, November 18, 2017 – For the twelfth year in a row, bicyclists in Kansas City will take part in a charity food drive event, riding their bikes throughout the area purchasing needed groceries for St. Peter’s Social Services Food Pantry. There are no requirements other than to “get food” and “do it […]

KC Tweed Ride 2017

In the spirit of “The Golden Age of Bicycles,” BikeWalkKC cordially invites you to attend in the eighth annual Kansas City Tweed Ride – Velocipede & Tweed Indeed! Please join us on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at Cliff Drive, Kessler Park in Kansas City, MO for an afternoon of sophisticated social revelry upon the most marvelous machines ever […]

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 […]

Tour of Kansas City **

The Tour of KC is a multi-day cycling festival celebrating health, fitness, and the City of Kansas City while promoting the cycling culture. With opportunities for every level of bicycle enthusiast, from the novice rider to the professional racer, there is something for everyone. Cyclists can participate in non-competitive events including the area’s first Gran […]

Performance audit says reboot the KCMO bike plan

If you are frustrated with the pace of adding bike lanes on the streets of Kansas City, you are not alone. The KCMO City Auditor has released a performance audit of “Bike KC” – the city’s 2001 bike plan, finding it was inadequate from the start and a series of challenges over the last 15 years have doomed its success.