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 […]
Trail and park funding is under attack in Platte County. Please take a minute to let the County Commission know that you support continued investments in trails and parks for the health, vitality, and economy of Platte County. The Platte County Commission recently rejected a proposal to reduce funding for parks and trails, and now […]
With a long-awaited extension of the Southern Platte Pass trail under I-29 now under construction, the highway will no longer be a barrier dividing the Northland's growing trail system. The Southern Platte Pass currently runs along NW 64th Street (also Route 45, also Tom Watson Parkway, whew!) west of I-29. With the new connection across […]
The Line Creek Community Center access point for the rapidly growing Line Creek Trail will be briefly closed for construction. This imporant part of the Northland Trails Plan and Trails KC is quickly growing south towards the Missouri River. See the City's construction announcement for details. It's current length from NW 76th to I-29 near […]
Where do you want to see new bike racks in the Northland?
The Northland's Line Creek has been recognized as an outstanding development project of 2013. It has received the Kansas City Business Journal's Capstone Award and is a finalist for the Economic Development Corporation's Cornerstone Award. The trail starts near the Missouri River in Riverside and will end north of 152 Hwy in Kansas City by […]
KC’s famous boulevard and parkway system is a great place to walk and bike, but it can be even better. Let our city leaders know that you support bike/ped in new design standards for parkways and boulevards.
BikeWalkKC is pleased to announce that Mobank will serve as the sponsor of our Kansas City BCycle 2.0 bike fleet. These lighter, new bikes in high-visibility “Mobank orange” feature front and rear integrated lights, an all-weather saddle, three-speed shifting, comfort and control for riders of all sizes, hardcase all-weather tires, internal cable routing and drivetrain. A […]
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 […]
Would you like to see bike lanes on Armour Road in North Kansas City? Northtown is developing into a more walkable and bikable community, with new businesses and apartments, bike share, and redevelopment of old industrial sites. The City is currently planning a Complete Streets makeover for Armour Road, improving conditions for people who walk […]