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04/17/2014
The KCMO Parks Department's  highly anticipated project to build a trail under I-35 connecting Columbus Park and Downtown with Cliff Drive and the Old Northeast has been scrapped for an alternative...
04/16/2014
New data from the Alliance for Biking & Walking shows more Kansas Citians are biking and walking to work than ever. Kansas City is also becoming a safer place to walk; however, bike safety...
04/15/2014
Catalyst Communication, a leader in communications for the cycling and outdoor industries, is launching a unique marketing program to help bike-friendly cities promote local and inspirational cycling...
04/09/2014
Yesterday the move to cut bicycling from the state's new transportation funding proposal was resoundingly defeated in the Missouri House of Representatives, thanks to strong support in both parties...
04/08/2014
Everyone here at BikeWalkKC is very excited for the very first KC Women’s Bike Summit. We are all hard at work finalizing everything to make sure this year’s event is a success. We invite women of...
04/04/2014
This week two anti-bike bills were introduced in the Missouri House of Representatives. Both bills would be devastating to Missourians' abilitiy to bike safetly for transportation, recreation, and...
04/03/2014
A new transportation bill is in the works in Jefferson City, and for the first time it would make bicycling, walking, and transit projects eligible for state funding. Unfortunately an easterrn...
03/19/2014
Turkey Creek Trail is a ten-mile regional initiative that runs from 75th St/I-35 in Johnson County into downtown Kansas City, Mo.  The City of Mission, KS had the final piece of the trail scheduled...
03/16/2014
Kansas City was well-represented at this year’s National Bike Summit, the annual gathering of advocates and professionals in Washington, DC. Four of BikeWalkKC’s staff joined delegates from across...
02/24/2014
Trail and transit plans took a big step forward today with the announcement that Jackson County has signed an agreement with Union Pacific railroad to purchase the Rock Island line and use it to...
02/22/2014
The Northland's Line Creek has been recognized as an outstanding development project of 2013. It has received the Kansas City Business Journal's Capstone Award and is a finalist for the Economic...
02/11/2014
Find a budget hearing convenient to your schedule and location. Everyone who shows up will have an opportunity to speak. Simply and briefly say you think it's important to invest in bicycling and...
02/06/2014
While there is great local momentum for increasing walking and biking in Greater Kansas City, funding infrastructure improvements is a challenge in these times of tight budgets at local City Halls. A...
02/03/2014
BikeWalkKC is hosting the region's first women's bicycling summit, the KC Women's Bike Summit on May 10, 2014 in hopes of getting more local women on bikes. “We hope to empower women to get on...
02/03/2014
The City of Kansas City, MO's 2014 legislative agendas for Congress and the Missouri General Assembly include support for bicycle and pedestrian issues proposed by BikeWalkKC and other allies. We are...
01/28/2014
2013 was a great year for walking and bicycling, but even greater things are in store for 2014. New projects are in the pipeline, and important decisions will be made about the future of our region...
01/17/2014
This year's Tour de Bier KC is going to be bigger, better and more German than ever! Pre-order a Tour de Bier KC jersey, inspired by the old-school, vintage wool cycling jerseys of the early 20th...
01/13/2014
In June of 2011 the City of Independence adopted one of the region's first Complete Streets policies, and immediately kicked off a planning effort to implement the new policy. In 2013 those plans...
01/12/2014
Opening the Kaw and Missouri River levees for trail development is an important priority for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS.  These trails are critical components of...
12/31/2013
Remember what it was like a few years ago when we had no bike lanes, disconnected trails, and broken sidewalks? When my co-founders and I started the organization in 2010, we sought to fill a...

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