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BikeWalkKC Programs and Activities

Safe Routes to School
The Unified Government has partnered with BikeWalkKC since 2014 to support the USD 500 KCK and USD 202 Turner School Districts' efforts to get more kids walking and biking to school. We currently support 14 elementary schools as they develop Walking School Bus programs. Learn more.

 

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 5,000  kids at dozens of schools in the KCPS and Hickman Mills districts. Learn more.

Current Campaigns and Advocacy Issues

 

Current Public Projects

Rosedale University Town Plan
Planning for a mixed-use and bike/ped friendly future of the neighborhood around KU Medical Center.

Levee Trail Access
Opening Missouri and Kaw River levees for trail access is a top priority of Mayor Mark Holland.

Kaw River Bike/Ped Connecter Bridge
Repurposing an abandoned railroad bridge has a new public space and bi-state trail connection.

Kaw Point/Riverfront Heritage Trail Connection
Celebrating the completion of a new connection between Kaw Point Park and the Riverfront Heritage Trail.

Local Resources in Wyandotte County

Healthy Communities Wyandotte
A community coalition, including BikeWalkKC, that works to improve the health of everyone in KCK.

20/20/20 Movement
An initiative to get 20 miles each of bike lanes, trails, and sidewalks by 2020.

LISC Neighborhood Quality of Life Plans
Including Downtown, Douglass-Sumner, and St. Peter Waterway

Rosedale Development Association
Working to improve the quality of life in southeast Wyandotte County, RDA is an important champion for walking, biking, and Safe Routes to School.

How you can get involved

Healthy Communities Wyandotte - Infrastructure Action Team 

BikeWalkKC Advocacy Mailing List
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Unified Government Information

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