PRESS RELEASE: Pedestrian struck and killed in Gladstone

A pedestrian died Saturday, August 4, when he was struck by a vehicle in Gladstone. The crash occurred between 1:00 and 1:30 p.m. in the area of 73rd Terrace and N. Prospect Avenue. Police on the scene indicated that the driver of the vehicle involved had remained on the scene and was cooperating, but they […]

UPDATE: One pedestrian killed, one injured in crash on 43rd and Main

Earlier this week, we posted a press release about a crash which occurred on Friday, July 20 which left two female pedestrians injured, with one in critical condition. We just learned yesterday that one of those victims has died. On Tuesday, July 24 21-year-old Haley Elizabeth Hackett died from her injuries. The other victim, Arlan […]

Press Release: Deadly Weekend for Pedestrians early in 2018

This past weekend was marked by four crashes involving pedestrians. Three of the victims have died as a result of their injuries. The fourth remains hospitalized. On Friday, January 26, 25-year-old Jyra Hill was struck in the crosswalk of 71 Highway and Gregory before being dragged almost 30 yards. The driver of the vehicle, which […]

New Belgium Tour de Fat is coming to KC on August 12th

We are excited for the news that New Belgium’s Tour de Fat event is expanding this year to include Kansas City! Click here to read New Belgium’s Press Release. Grab your tickets and start planning for the Kansas City Tour de Fat on August 12, 2017! Expect to experience the unexpected. We’re bringing the party […]

Record Numbers Participate in International Walk to School Day on Oct. 5

Thousands of students, parents, families, and educators across the Kansas City region walked to school on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, as part of International Walk to School Day organized by BikeWalkKC, MARC, and KCHealthyKids. A record 91 schools in the Greater Kansas City and Lawrence areas participated this year, up from 66 schools in 2015 (a 38% increase). […]

BikeWalkKC Executive Director is recipient of regional leadership award

Eric Rogers, Executive Director of BikeWalkKC, Named a Recipient of the Mid-America Regional Council’s 2013 Regional Leadership Awards Rogers is one of four recipients of the annual award that honors individuals and organizations for their work in the region. Eric Rogers, Executive Director of BikeWalkKC, will be honored with a 2013 Regional Leadership Award from […]

Press Release: Join the Car Free Challenge – Log Car Free Miles to Lose Weight, Go Green, and Win Great Prizes from BikeWalkKC.

Kick extra weight to the curb by joining the Car Free Challenge! Use the free, web based service to track miles, count calories, save money and win great prizes from BikeWalkKC. Start logging miles today, and join hundreds of other Kansas City metro residents who are going green with the Car Free Challenge. Kansas City, […]