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Register to attend the KC Women’s Bike Summit

Register to attend the KC Women’s Bike Summit 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 bicycles and participate in their communities as riders and leaders, and bring […]

Support walking and biking to school in KC Public Schools’ master plan

Kansas City Public Schools are creating a new facilities master plan, including future school sites and potential changes to school attendance areas. This process provides a great opportunity to include walking and biking in the district’s long range planning. We encourage all parents and community members to attend the public meetings and let school officials […]

Kansas City area students celebrate International Walk to School

Students from 38 schools representing 16 districts participated in International Walk to School Day this week — a 21 percent increase from last year. Here are some highlights from some of the schools that participated: James Elementary in Kansas City, Mo. promoted the event with student designed posters, door prizes, raffle prizes, and certificates for […]

Construction starts on Turkey Creek Trail through Overland Park

This spring the City of Overland Park started construction on the next piece of the popular Turkey Creek Trail. This segment is at the city’s northerned edge along I-35, between Antioch Road and Metcalf Avenue. The new trail should be open by the end of this summer! Overland Park announcement: Turkey Creek Trail Coming Alive. […]

Be careful, sun glare is back again

Shorter days mean more of us are commuting during times of significant sun glare. Here are some tips to keep everyone safe – people who walk, people who bike and people who drive automobiles. People who walk When crossing the street, be aware of drivers that are facing into the sun, as they will have […]

Advocacy Alert: Woodsweather Road sidewalks and bike lanes

Cyclists and pedestrians needed to speak up for sidewalks and bike lanes on new Woodsweather Road bridge in Downtown Kansas City, MO. The City is drafting plans to replace part of Woodsweather Road just west of the Broadway Bridge. It’s a key Bike KC route and important pedesrian and bicycle connection between the West Bottoms, […]