Economic Impact Analysis shows new bike master plan will save 36 lives every year, add $500 million to the regional economy, and create 12,000 jobs.
Do you ever wonder how you can affect change in your own neighborhood? Policy Coordinator Michael Kelley shares how you can join the conversation at public meetings and speak up for what matters to you. BikeWalkKC regularly works in both the advocacy and planning realms to foster policy and changes to the built environment that […]
Do you want safer, more walkable streets in your neighborhood? Join BikeWalkKC, city staff, school district representatives, community organizations, and neighborhood leaders to recreate 10th & Benton! Bring the whole family and take part int this fun and engaging activity– this is your chance to build the block that you want! Snacks and drinks will […]
Join Rosedale Development Association, BikeWalkKC, business owners, and residents, for a day of reimagining Southwest Boulevard to be more bike and pedestrian friendly. The demonstration will take place on Southwest Boulevard between Iowa and Cherokee Streets. In addition to experiencing the temporary infrastructure, engage with various fun activities and meet your neighbors!
Kansas City is known for many things – BBQ, fountains, jazz, our sports teams, our streetcar, and more – but we’re less known for bicycle riding within the city. Some of this is due to our culture, some of it is due to our topography, but much of it is due to our current lack […]
RideKC will hold a Community Meeting this Saturday to discuss its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Planning and Feasibility Study for Independence Avenue, and we want to see you there! The study has major implications for transit users in general and the region as a whole. The 9-mile stretch of Independence Avenue is one of the […]
Learn about City Hall’s plans for bike lanes on The Paseo and support a high-quality design that provides maximum protection and comfort for people on bikes The City of KCMO is planning to install bike lanes along The Paseo, potentially creating the region’s longest on-street bikeway and providing new mobility options to neighborhoods with high […]
The big regional study on the future of the Buck O’Neil/Broadway Broadway Bridge and the north let of the Downtown Loop is moving forward with some specific options and public feedback. If you missed last week’s public meetings, the information and survey are now online. Take the survey to share your feedback, or see the […]
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: […]
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 […]