KCMO has been making some great strides towards improving active transportation considerations in our city. Come to a budget hearing to learn about their goals for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and to encourage the City to prioritize walking and bicycling! Note that each meeting is in a different location: Tuesday, Feb. 19th, 6-8pm Southeast Community Center […]
In 2013, Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri took great steps to make Southwest Boulevard safer for cyclists when they painted bike lanes from the Crossroads District in KCMO all the way to Merriam Lane. These efforts have continued to evolve and improve over the last five years, and a new effort in Rosedale […]
BikeWalkKC’s popular Women-Only Confident City Cycling series begins its final session of 2018, hosted by our friends at Blue Bicycle Health & Fitness in south KCMO!
Learn new concepts for navigating streets and build practical bike handling skills necessary for city riding. This intensive course teaches safety knowledge and bike handling skills, culminating with a bike ride in a safe and supporting environment. When: Confident City Cycling is a three-class series held on Thursday evenings in August from 6:00-8:30PM: August 16 August 23, […]
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 […]
The opportunity for the public to speak up about the 2018-2019 budget for Kansas City, Missouri got off and running this past Saturday at Christ the King Church in Waldo. Like many religious organizations in the region, the church is seen by many not only as a space to be shared with the public for […]
Glenda Taylor was hit and killed on June 7th, 2015 while warming up for the Kansas State Time Trial Championships in the town of Walnut, in southeast Kansas. Last week the motorist who killed Glenda was sentenced to serve just 60 days in jail. He pled guilty as part of plea deal agreed to by […]
Updated 4/5/2016 Fox 4 reports that the bicyclist killed Sunday evening was Anthony Saluto. Anthony was on his way home from work at the Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium in the River Market. Police are still questioning the motorist and no charges have been filed yet. Our thoughts and prayers are with the […]
Shorter days and daylight savings time mean more of us are commuting during times when the sun glare is especially bad. Here are some tips to keep everyone safe – people who walk, people who bike and people who drive automobiles.
what deserves the brunt of the blame is the culture that values car traffic efficiency over the safety of human lives.