Elections are coming up in Lenexa, where bike lanes and Complete Streets are becoming a priority for residents and part of the discussion at City Hall. Jeff Carroll, an organizer of the I Bike Lenexa grassroots group, has quizzed the candidates and posted their responses. Wards 2 and 4 have contested races with multiple candidates […]
Opinion polling for the city’s proposed $800 million infrastructure bond shows that 72% of people would be more likely to vote yes if it included a city-funded sidewalk program that shifted the financial burden off of homeowners. This is second only to improving the condition and safety of the city’s existing streets and bridges. Current […]
Streetcar expansion and MoDOT funding are on the ballot. Learn about the pros and cons for walking and bicycling, and cast an educated vote on August 5th.
A bill is advancing in the Missouri House of Representatives to honor bike legend Bob Watts by naming the Heart of America Bridge’s new bicycle/pedestrian path the Bob Watts Memorial Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge. BikeWalkKC is working with Art Gough, KCBC member and long-time bike advocate, to pass legislation in the General Assembly and eventually raise funds […]
Prairie Village’s new trails plan is now under construction, and some residents are upset about the addition of trails and sidewalks in front of their homes. Last night the City Council debated the plan and Mayor Ron Shaffer cast a tie-breaking vote to support the current plan. Email the Mayor and City Council now, or keep […]