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  • Grand Boulevard bridge re-opens with bike lanes and wider sidewalks, but the rest of Downtown bike network is in limbo

    New bridge over I-670 is a great Complete Street for everyone, but long-planned bike lanes connecting the bridge to the rest of Downtown are hit with yet another delayed.

  • KCMO Bond Recommendations 5 & 6 – Road Diets and Traffic Calming

    Earlier last month, Troy Schulte, the KCMO city manager, officially proposed an $800m general obligation bond to the city council. As proposed the city will use bond proceeds over the course of 20 years to repair and upgrade the city’s infrastructure. Over a series of several blog posts we will outline our plan for how […]

  • KCMO Bond Recommendation #4 – Sidewalks

    Earlier this month, Troy Schulte, the KCMO city manager, officially proposed an $800m general obligation bond to the city council. As proposed the city will use bond proceeds over the course of 20 years to repair and upgrade the city’s infrastructure. Over a series of several blog posts we will outline our plan for how […]

  • KCMO Bond Recommendation #3 – Update and Implement the Bike Plan

    Earlier this month Troy Schulte, the KCMO city manager, officially proposed an $800m general obligation bond to the city council. As proposed the city will use bond proceeds over the course of 20 years to repair and upgrade the city’s infrastructure. Over a series of several blog posts we will outline our plan for how […]

  • OP Councilman criticizes bike plan

    Overland Park 4th Ward Councilman Terry Goodman was recently quoted in the Blue Valley Post criticizing the City’s bike plan and investment in new bike lanes. In 2015 Overland Park adopted the region’s most ambitious on-street bike plan, and has been moving rapidly to implement it. While the plan is ambitious, it is also very […]

  • KCMO Bond Recommendation #2 – No New Roads

    Earlier this month Troy Schulte, the KCMO city manager, officially proposed an $800m general obligation bond to the city council. As proposed the city will use bond proceeds over the course of 20 years to repair and upgrade the city’s infrastructure. Over a series of several blog posts we will outline our plan for how […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving from BikeWalkKC

    As we get ready for Thanksgiving tomorrow, all of us at BikeWalkKC want to take a moment to thank you for helping make it better to walk and bike around the Kansas City metro area. BikeWalkKC is working for you to create safer streets for pedestrians and bicyclists, provide bicycle safety education to area youth, […]

  • BikeWalkKC Bond Recommendation #1 – Comprehensive Transportation Policy

    Eariler this month Troy Schulte, the KCMO city manager, officially proposed an $800m general obligation bond to the city council. As proposed the city will use bond proceeds over the course of 20 years to repair and upgrade the city’s infrastructure. Be sure to sign our petition and ask city council to support biking and […]

  • KCMO City Manager to Propose $800m Bond to fund Infrastructure

    Tomorrow KCMO City Manager, Troy Schulte, will introduce to city council a proposal to put an $800 million general obligation bond on the ballot. We have known the general theme of the bond for a while but the council hearing should bring to light some more details. Mr. Schulte’s presentation will include a list of general […]

  • Nov. 2016 News & Events

      FREE RIDES on Election Day In an effort to make it as easy as possible for all to get to the polls on election day, we are offering free bike share rentals on November 8. Simply use the code 11816 at any of the 30 stations across the city for a complimentary 30-minute rental. Note that […]

  • Bike Share Is Coming to NKC: We Want Your Input

  • Midland Trail Elementary’s Walking School Bus; New Sidewalks

    Midland Trail Elementary School in the Turner School District kicked off their first, formal Walking School Bus program on September 30th with overwhelming success! On a beautiful fall morning, 55 students, several teachers and a handful of parents joined together to walk to school. The Walking School Bus kick-off also celebrated the installation of brand […]

  • Protected bike lanes coming to KC

    Neighborhood support wins remake of Armour Boulevard in Midtown with road diet, protected bike lanes, and new crosswalks. Last weekend KCMO Public Works unveiled plans for the city’s first protected bike lanes on Armour Boulevard in Midtown. The new design coming in 2017 will create one-way protected bike lanes or cycletracks on each side of the […]

  • KCMO Councilman Jermaine Reed rides with our East High School Bike Club

    Councilman Jermaine Reed (3rd District) recently joined the students in our East High School Bike Club on a fun bike ride to the 18th & Vine Jazz District. The kids had a great time meeting a city leader and talking with him about how to make take it safer for the students walk and bike […]

  • October 2016 Newsletter

      Halloween Ride + Taps: Oct. 29 Benefitting BikeWalkKC Join us at Bier Station on Saturday, Oct. 29 for the final Bier Station/Family Bicycles/New Belgium Brewing bike ride of the year. We’ll start with a family-friendly, short bike ride (costumes encouraged!) at 10:15 a.m. and stay to enjoy some delicious food and drink. Proceeds from select New […]