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!
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
Current Public Projects
Burlington Road Cycletrack: North KC
Local Resources in the Northland
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.
- 1st District: Sign up for Dan Fowler's newsletter to find the next Donuts with Dan at the HyVee on NW 64th.
- 2nd District: Connect with Councilmember Heather Hall on the Third Mondays at 11:00 am at the Woodneath Library or sign up for her mailing list.
- 4th District Newsletter from Jolie Justus and Katheryn Shields
- 4th District: Jolie Justus' Office Hours: Wednesdays at 4:00 pm at Tower Tavern, 31st and Oak in Midtown
Suburban City Halls
- North Kansas City
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