BikeWalkKC opposes privatizing Westport streets and sidewalks

This week City Hall is again considering a proposal from Westport bar owners to privatize streets and sidewalks in the neighborhood. BikeWalkKC is opposing this plan because it is contrary to our mission of redefining our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living. It undermines many city plans to make […]

Polling shows strong public support for city-funded sidewalk program in the infrastructure bond

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 […]

MoDOT to replace sidewalks under I-35 on the Westside

The final piece of MoDOT's I-35 renovation project comes next week with the replacement of sidewalks under the highway. At today's Downtown Council Infrastructure Committee, MoDOT announced that it will replace the curb and sidewalk on 20th Street, West Pennway/21st Street, and 25th Street. These sidewalks are important pedestrian connections between the Westside and the […]