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2014 Biking and Walking Highlights

2014 was a great year for walking and biking in Kansas City. Across the region 2014 brought new trails, new bike lanes, expanded education programs, improved public policy, new funding, and a growing consensus that walking and biking are important for the health, sustainability, and competitiveness of Kansas City. These are just a few highlights of […]

Help us transform the streets of KC in 2015

A lot of good happened for local cyclists and pedestrians on Kansas City streets in 2014. This summer, the city’s bike share system, Kansas City B-cycle, doubled in size, with eight new stations in the Country Club Plaza and Westport. Thousands of area kids learned bicycle safety from the proven BLAST youth bicycle course in […]

Leawood’s new Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

The City of Leawood recently adopted its first master plan for walking and bicycling, Self-Propelled Leawood. The planning process includes significant public input, and the final result provides extensive detail of existing conditions. The plan includes many goals and priorities for infrastructure, public policy, education, law enforcement, etc. Download the full report (PDF). Goals: Increase […]

Give the Gift of Better Walking and Biking on #GivingTuesday

During Black Friday, people scramble about corporate businesses, bargain hunting and Christmas shopping. Some get out again on Small Business Saturday, supporting local businesses in their communities. And then there is Cyber Monday, where the internet explodes with shopping traffic. On Tuesday, give the ultimate gift to your family and the future of your community […]

Happy Thanksgiving from BikeWalkKC

As we get ready for Thanksgiving tomorrow, everyone in the BikeWalkKC family wanted to take the time  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, […]

November News and Updates

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, BikeWalkKC wanted to take the time to highlight the work of some of our rockstar community partners, including KC Healthy Kids, RDA, Earth Riders Mountain Bike Club, Revolve KC, and more! KC Healthy Kids hosts I Am Here Campaign to engages schools KC Healthy Kids is continuing their work to create healthy environments for children […]