• 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

    Amid criticism of the current permitting process by which business and property owners must abide in order to legally install a bike rack in the sidewalk, the city has responded with the promise of a streamlined policy. While this may sound like a small step, it is actually a critical part of improving the viability […]

  • 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 […]

  • Unexpected Cities Are Building Protected Bike Lanes

    It is common practice for city officials to visit other US Cities as well as International ones for the opportunity to tour innovative infrastructure. This is exactly what KCMO officials did during the early planning stages of the downtown streetcar. Several members of the city staff and city council travelled to Portland, OR and Seville, Spain to […]

  • KCK Commission Approves Kaw Point Trail Connector Funding

    Big thanks to everyone who called, emailed, or attended the Commission meeting. Your support investing in places to walk and bike made all the difference!

  • Speak up for the Kaw Point Connector Trail in Wyandotte County

    Thursday evening the Wyandotte County Commission is considering a project to connect Kaw Point Park with the Riverfront Heritage Trail and the rest of the MetroGreen regional trail system. The Commission is divided, and your support is needed to ensure this important connection moves forward. The majority of the cost to build this connection is […]

  • BikeWalkKC Board of Directors welcomes new officers

    Our Board of Directors recently selected the 2015-2016 officers for BikeWalkKC and KC B-cycle. The officers help set our strategy and provide leadership for the organization. Our board includes a wide range of leaders from business, government, education, nonprofits, and the community. Congratulations and good luck to all of them! BikeWalkKC Chair – Barbara Thomas Barbara […]

  • Speak up for Road Diet on 75th St. in KCMO

    The Waldo CID, Family Bikes, and the city of KCMO is holding a series of open house events this week to gather public input on how best to improve the intersection of 75th and Wornall in Waldo. The first meeting is this evening (Tuesday, August 11th) at 5:30 p.m. An historic streetcar suburb, Waldo is replete with […]

  • Join the B-Cycle Challenge!

    Between now and August 17th, we are running a special contest to see who can take the most trips using B-cycle! We will award a prize for each day of the contest (including today!), on the 18th, we will announce who will win our Grand Prize of a Southwest Airlines Gift Card. Winners can only […]

  • Downtown Bike Network Delayed Again

    We are disappointed to learn that the plan for 13 miles of Downtown bike lanes and a road diet on Grand Boulevard has been delayed yet again.

  • Make Your Voice Heard in Waldo Next Week About the 75th and Wornall Intersection

    Come generate ideas and give your input on improvements to the intersection at 75th and Wornall in Waldo! There will be three public open houses: August 11, 12 and 13th. Stop by anytime to learn more about the progression of the project and lend your voice to the discussion, but the rough schedule for each […]

  • Join or Renew by September 15th and Receive a Cool Bike Gift

    This month we want to give you something cool to get you through the hot end of summer. Become a new or renewing member of BikeWalkKC and receive your choice of these three great bike items – a custom bike poster, our popular I Bike KC t-shirt, or the 2014 Tweed Ride poster hand crafted by a local artist.

  • Job Opening: Youth Bicycle Education Instructor

    BikeWalkKC is hiring part-time, seasonal instructors for our youth education programs during the upcoming school year. If you have a passion for bicycling, want to make a positive impact on children’s lives, be an excellent role model, and work with a great team of people, then we want to hear from you right away! This […]

  • Attend an upcoming open house to learn more about the Route 92 Leavenworth Bridge replacement

    Your advocacy helped ensure a safe place to walk and bike across the Missouri River at Leavenworth. Here is an opportunity to hear the latest news on the project.