Call for Green Infrastructure Proposals, Technical Assistance Available

BikeWalkKC is assisting the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and its partners with a regional effort to document, promote, and showcase nature-based projects through a new Green Infrastructure Playbook and Atlas. What kinds of projects are considered? The initiative will showcase many different types of green infrastructure projects, including projects that are central to BikeWalkKC’s mission: […]

Public Meeting for Independence 2040 Master Plan

Independence is updating its comprehensive master plan, which will guide decisions about how the community develops between now and 2040. Let’s make sure the vision for Independence’s future includes a multimodal transportation system that improves walking, biking and transit. Speak up at the next public meeting Thursday, June 22nd, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Mid-Continent […]

Action Alert: Armour Road/NKC Complete Streets Public Meeting

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 […]

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.

Overland Park making great progress on new bike master plan

Last year Overland Park created one of the region’s most ambitious bike plans, and since then the city is moving rapidly to begin implementing the plan. We recently checked in with City Traffic Engineer Brian Shields for an update on the construction of on-street bike routes in Overland Park. Bike Lanes The big news is […]

Public input sought for future of K-32 in Wyandotte County

The Mid-America Regional Council is seeking input from KCK residents and other interested parties on the future of K-32, a primary artery connecting Bonner Springs and Edwardsville to the rest of Wyandotte County on the larger metro area. Attend a public meeting for visit the web site to learn more and provide your input. What? […]