• Kansas City’s first Bike Box Lands in Downtown KCMO

    It appears that Kansas City, Missouri has won the race to install the region’s first bike box. With minimal fanfare outside of some nerding-out on social media, crews quietly slapped down green paint and bike stencils at the intersection of 11th and Main. While KCMO has used green paint in the past, this is the first […]

  • Staffing changes

    Safe Routes to School Planner moves to City Hall and John McClaflin becomes our first Finance Manager.

  • BikeWalkKC congratulates Shawnee and Leawood on Bike Friendly Community awards

    Shawnee’s Bronze Level renewed again, Leawood receives honorable mention.

  • Stay safe in the autumn sun glare

    Shorter days and daylight savings time mean more of us are commuting during times when the sun glare is especially bad. Here are some tips to keep everyone safe – people who walk, people who bike and people who drive automobiles.

  • Volunteer Envelope Stuffing Party on November 19th

    Wanted: Hard-working and fun-loving volunteers to help us stuff 2,000 envelopes for our year-end fundraiser mailing, eat our pizza, drink our beer, and listen to our music for an evening.

  • Action Alert – bike/ped funding under attack in Congress

    Please email your US Representative and let Congress know that Kansas Citians support investing in better places to walk and bike.

  • City Council members go on bike tour of upcoming 3rd District bike lanes

    KCMO City Councilmembers, City staff, and residents recently met up at the new Jazz District B-cycle Station and rode around the neighborhood to see several bike lane projects coming soon to the East Side and Greater Downtown.

  • Remembering Caroline Helmkamp

      Today we are saddened by the loss of Caroline Helmkamp, but we celebrate the long life of our friend, mentor, teacher, leader, and world traveler. Read more…  

  • Bike through Christmas in the Park 2016

    Jackson County’s annual Christmas in the Park is once again opening to people on bikes for a special night ride before it opens to cars and the general public. Enjoy more than 175 light displays on this family-friendly four mile ride through Longview Lake Park. Prizes will be awarded for best decorated bike, best holiday costume, and ugliest […]

  • You say sidewalks are important – we want to know why

    Reposted from MidtownKC Post The Midtown KC Post, BikeWalkKC and The Whole Person are teaming up to engage Midtown residents in a discussion of Kansas City’s sidewalks, why sidewalks are important and how sidewalk policy could be improved. The goal of the MidtownKC Walks project is to develop a community plan for fixing the problem […]

  • New bike racks at KCK City Hall are latest signs of progress in Wyandotte County

    This week Mayor Mark Holland cut the ribbon on new bike racks at the Wyandotte County Health Department and Kansas City, KS City Hall. He celebrated bike parking as important first step for encouraging more people to bike for transportation, exercise, and recreation. Mayor Holland also challenged neighboring businesses and employers to add bike parking up and […]

  • BLAST Kids on Bike Program Rolls into Olathe

    Over 4,000 kids from 30 elementary schools have graduated from BikeWalkKC’s BLAST program since we started in 2012, and this fall we are excited to bring BLAST to four new schools in the Olathe School District.

  • KCMO to Ease Process for Adding Bike Racks

    City of KCMO working to streamline the process for business owners to put bike racks on the sidewalk in front of their shops.

  • The Katy Trail is on the way into the heart of Kansas City!

    Jackson County and KCATA reach agreement with Union Pacific Railroad to acquire the Rock Island line for connection to Katy Trail State Park and future regional transit.

  • Now Hiring a Part-time Bookkeeper and Office Manager

    BikeWalkKC is hiring a part-time bookkeeper and office manager to support the administrative and financial needs of our growing team of professional advocates and educators. If you love numbers and are fluent in things like receivables, payables, QuickBooks, payroll, etc. – then this could be your opportunity to work for a growing nonprofit that is making […]