Overland Park considering Complete Streets policy

The City of Overland park is considering a Complete Streets policy to better include walking and bicycling in future street projects, and it gets its first hearing the evening of Wednesday, January 25th. Overland Park City CouncilPublic Works CommitteeWednesday, January 25th7:00 p.m. at City Hall8500 Santa Fe  Text of proposed policy (PDF) More about Complete Streets in […]

More Bike Friendly Businesses Announced

Congrats to Bike Stop in Lee’s Summit for being named a Bronze Level Bike Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists! They are one of 67 new BFBs getting national recognition today for going above and beyond to support both employees and customers who bike to their business. Also included in today’s list is […]

Construction starts on Turkey Creek Trail through Overland Park

This spring the City of Overland Park started construction on the next piece of the popular Turkey Creek Trail. This segment is at the city’s northerned edge along I-35, between Antioch Road and Metcalf Avenue. The new trail should be open by the end of this summer! Overland Park announcement: Turkey Creek Trail Coming Alive. […]

January/February 2014 Newsletter

2013 was a great year for walking and bicycling, but even greater things are in store for 2014. New projects are in the pipeline, and important decisions will be made about the future of our region.  You can make a difference in three easy steps. 1. Get involved in a local project – see the […]

Overland Park’s new bike plan moving forward

Overland Park’s new bike plan moving forward Overland Park has been working on a new bike plan over the past year, and the final draft is now available to the public. The plan is ambitious, but also very pragmatic. There is a good mix of bike lanes and buffered bike lanes on major thoroughfares, bike […]

2014 Biking and Walking Highlights

2014 was a great year for walking and biking in Kansas City. Across the region 2014 brought new trails, new bike lanes, expanded education programs, improved public policy, new funding, and a growing consensus that walking and biking are important for the health, sustainability, and competitiveness of Kansas City. These are just a few highlights of […]

January 2015 Newsletter

Handlebar Happy Hour in Waldo – Feb. 18th Join us on February 18th at Waldo Pizza for a casual meetup with other folks interested in biking, walking, and advocacy. Learn about BikeWalkKC’s programs, classes, and upcoming events. Get the details. Speak up for bike/ped on KC’s boulevards and parkways Kansas City’s boulevards and parkways are […]