In Your Community > Northland

KCMO north of the River, plus North Kansas City, Liberty, Parkville, Gladstone, Riverside, etc.

BikeWalkKC Programs and Activities

Northlanders needed for BikeWalkKC Board!
Geography is one of the important things we consider as strive towards an organization that fully represents the diversity of Greater Kansas City. If you are Northlander passionate about our mission to redefine our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living, we want to hear from you!

Youth Education
Our BLAST program (Bike Lesson and Safety Training) teaches 5th graders the skills they need to bike safely and confidently to school or around their neighborhood. Since 2012 BLAST has served more than 2,000 kids at dozens of schools in the North Kansas City, Park Hill, and Kearney districts. Learn more.

Bike Share - Now in North Kansas City!
Our Kansas City BCycle program now has 33 stations from North Kansas City to Waldo. Since 2012 BCycle users have offset more than 100,000 pounds of carbon and burned more than 7.5 million calories. In Summer 2017 8 more stations area coming to areas like the River Market, West 39th Street, UMKC, and Midtown. Stay tuned for details! 

Safe Routes to School
BikeWalkKC provides technical assistance and programs to schools and school districts to help them get more kids walking and biking to school. Learn more.

Current Campaigns and Advocacy Issues

Armour Road Complete Street, North KC

Route 92 Centennial Bridge at Leavenworth

Current Public Projects

Questions 1-2-3 infrastructure bonds for sidewalk repairs

KCMO Bike Plan

Burlington Road Cycletrack: North KC

Local Resources in the Northland

2008 Trails KC master plan (KCMO)

2003 Walkability plan (KCMO)

Riverside Trail Information

Parkville Route 9 Corridor Study

Northland Trails Vision Plan
A master plan for trails connecting all communities in Clay and Platte Counties

Liberty Healthy Street Design Assessment
A study of how the community's built environment impacts the health of residents.

How you can get involved

KCMO Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Fourth Mondays at 4:30 p.m. KC Health Department, 2400 Troost Avenue

BikeWalkKC Advocacy Mailing List
Get email alerts about important news in your community. This is a low-volume list.

City Hall Information

Find your KCMO City Council members
Each district has two representatives at City Hall. 1st, 2nd, and 4th Districts include parts of the Northland.

Suburban City Halls

  • North Kansas City
  • Gladstone
  • Liberty
  • Parkville
  • Riverside


Kansas City BCycle in North Kansas City

Upcoming Events

Sun 29

Lone Star Century**

April 29 @ 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
May 01

Women-Only Confident City Cycling

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
May 04

KC-APA 2018 Symposium – Bicycle Blueprint

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 07

Tour de Bier Warm-Up Ride

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
May 16

Kansas City Ride of Silence

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
May 20

Tour de Bier KC 2018

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sep 15

Women’s Bike Summit

September 15

Stats and Highlights

Almost 2,000 Northland kids have been served by our Youth Education programs

Kansas City BCycle users have offset 100,000 pounds of carbon and burned 7.5 million calories

KCMO has a Complete Streets policy and is Bronze Level Bike Friendly Community