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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.

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 […]