Bike valet parking coming soon thanks to Sierra Club

Thanks to a generous grant from the Thomas Hart Benton Chapter of the Sierra Club, BikeWalkKC is establishing a new valet bicycle parking service that will roll out this spring at festivals and community events around the metro area. The new valet bicycling parking service will help to reduce oil consumption, improve air quality, and […]

Alliance for Biking and Walking awards grant to establish BikeWalkKC

BikeWalkKC’s startup is being made possible by an Advocacy Advance grant from the Alliance for Biking and Walking, supported by SRAM, Planet Bike, and Bikes Belong.  The Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation received a $30,000 matching grant establish BikeWalkKC here in one of the largest American cities without a regional bicycle advocacy organization. We’re now […]

Inaugural Tour de Brew to Benefit BikeWalkKC

Tour de Brew Kansas City is KC’s newest bike ride, and it benefits BikeWalkKC, the city’s new voice for bicyclists and pedestrians. Let’s start the summer right! Dust off your bike and join us on May 22 for Kansas City’s first Tour de Brew Kansas City. This will be the most entertaining event of the year […]

March Newsletter

  Free Class, Sat. March 29: Maintain Your RideLearn some great tricks and tips for keeping your bike running trouble-free. Clips of FaithNew Belguim’s film and beer festival returns for a second installment on May 26th.www.bikewalkkc.org/clips Bike Week May 14th-22ndBike Week will once again showcase all aspects of the local bicycling community. Mark your calendars, start […]

April 2011 Newsletter

  BikeWalkKC is teaming up with partners across the region to present greater Kansas City’s 6th annual Bike Week. This is your opportunity to sample all things bicycle-related around the metro area.  Whether you’re into racing, bike commuting, mountain biking, fixed gear, or just want to learn how to get around town safely – we have something for […]

State legislative updates

April is bringing great progress on bicycle and pedestrian policy reform in both of our state capitals. Kansas just adopted a 3 foot passing and dead red law, while a Missouri Complete Streets is moving forward. KansasGovernor Sam Brownback is now signed a bill requiring motorists to pass bicyclists with at least 3 feet of […]

Bike Week 2011 – See how a bike can change your point of view

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 11, 2011Contact: Sarah ShipleyPhone: 202 577 7141Email: sarah.shipley@bikewalkkc.orgWebsite: www.bikewalkkc.org May is Bike Month. 
Car Free Challenge is May 14th-20th. 
Bike Week is May 16th-22nd. 
National Bike to Work Day is May 20th. Dump the pump and save money – Celebrate Bike Week in Kansas City. Kansas City, MO – May 11, 2011 […]

Leawood kicks off Bike Week with new Complete Streets policy

Last night the Leawood City Council kicked off Bike Week by adopting the first Complete Streets policy in Johnson County and the fourth in the metro area. The new policy includes several elements intended to make the city’s streets begin to include all users, not just motorists: All new streets and reconstructed streets will be planned to includes all users, as […]

Speak up for walking and bicycling in the Northland

Attention Northland walkers and cyclists! The City is starting a new master plan for the Nashua and Gashland areas, and we need to make sure bicycling and walking are included. This week is the first public meeting of an eight month process for the Nashua/Gashland Area Plan, and it’s your first opportunity to speak up […]