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January 2015 Newsletter

Handlebar Happy Hour in Waldo – Feb. 18th Join us on February 18th at Waldo Pizza for a casual meetup with other folks interested in biking, walking, and advocacy. Learn about BikeWalkKC’s programs, classes, and upcoming events. Get the details. Speak up for bike/ped on KC’s boulevards and parkways Kansas City’s boulevards and parkways are […]

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 […]