News/Blog Archive

New crosswalk crew and city policy is making intersections safer

Kansas City’s new Crosswalk Crew is hard at work this summer updating intersections with fresh paint and upgrading them to the highly visible “ladder” and “continental” style crosswalks. We applaud the City Manager’s Office, the Public Works Department, Mayor, and City Council for prioritizing crosswalks in the City budget and making much-needed investments in better crosswalks.

KCMO Parks Board Is Set to Vote on New Boulevards and Parkways Standards

Earlier this year, the KCMO Parks and Recreation Department began a public planning process to update standards for new development along the boulevards and parkways. These updates will lay out requirements for how new buildings look as well as how people access them from the street. The design of buildings has a significant impact on neighborhood […]

June Events and News

Handlebar Happy Hours this summer Join us for our upcoming Handlebar Happy Hours in June and July! We’re headed south and east to show some love for Johnson County and Eastern Jackson County. June 17th: Royals Tailgate Party at the Trek Store of Independence Meet new store manager Michelle Schmiedeler and enjoy some hot dogs […]

Women’s Ride for National Trails Day

  UPDATE. Due to flooding in the trail, this ride will now be held at the Downtown Airport. Join us for a #WomenBikeKC event on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 6, to celebrate women on bikes and our region’s excellent trails system. This ride is part of BikeWalkKC’s Women Bike KC initiative, which is all […]

Bike month wrap-up and upcoming events

Bike Month 2015 was another big success! Some of the great events this month included a Bike-In movie with The Goonies, biking to school with Congressman Cleaver, bike commuter rest stops along local trails, and lots of races, rides, and bike rodeos across the metro area. As the month winds down, be sure to share […]