Learn about Lenexa’s new Complete Streets plan for filling in sidewalk gaps, expanding the trail system, and adding on-street bike lanes.
Join us for a morning run and social hour with our friends at Run 816. Meet at 8AM for the group run, or stop by a little later. Get the latest scoop on all things Tour de Bier 2019 and meet your neighbors who are redefining our streets as places for people!
By now, most of us have checked all the usual suspects off our lists: slippers for Grandma, books for all the nieces and nephews, and a squeaky toy for the dog. But have you ever considered how to share the holiday spirit with your neighbors? Whether you squeeze it in to your holiday break, or […]
For many of us, walking is our first mode of transportation, but as driving in personal vehicles has become more common, our appreciation for that original movement has fallen away. When we walk (or roll, for folks who use chairs or mobility devices), we breathe fresh air and get a little exercise. We notice the […]
Celebrate active living in your community! Join us for International Walk to School Day, right here in the Kansas City metro: When kids walk or bike to school they not only get a daily dose of much-needed physical activity, they also burn off excess energy and arrive in the classroom ready to learn! Greater Kansas City’s […]
Since the passage of the GO Bonds in April 2017, there has been considerable discussion about where and how the $7.5 million being allocated annually for sidewalk repairs are being spent. Last Tuesday, we got our first look at the progress that has been made, via KC STAT. There were some bright spots, including: – […]
Your Safe Routes to School- Wyandotte update! As we approach warmer weather and welcome the Spring season, we have a lot to be excited about! At the top of that list is getting back outside, enjoying the weather, and WALKING! That’s right: Following Spring Break, on Mondays March 19th and 26th, many USD 500 (KCKPS) […]
The new year is already off to a fast start. Spring is right around the corner, but that is not the only green that BikeWalkKC will be keeping an eye on: The City of Kansas City, Missouri is in the process of reviewing its budget for 2018 (check it out here) and we want to […]
Join MARC, BikeKC, RideKC, the City of KCMO and MoDOT KC for a joint community meeting for two Planning Sustainable Places projects – Connecting Swope & Prospect Ave Right-of-Ways Study. The community meeting format will consist of a 15-minute presentation on Connections Across 71 Highway (to begin at 6:00 p.m.) followed by a 15-minute presentation […]
by Michael Kelley, Policy Coordinator After much heated debate, the KCMO City Council passed Ordinance No. 170893, which allows the City to privatize the sidewalks of Westport, specifically in the area of Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. There’s a great deal of information to unpack here, but for now, we’ll stick with what’s in the […]