KC-area trail is safe, but the rest of the corridor across Missouri is in jeopardy. Please speak up today!
By Laura Steele, Education Outreach Coordinator Earlier this month, BikeWalkKC and the Mission Sustainability Commission, with support from LiveWell Johnson County, provided a special nine-hour Confident City Cycling series for area residents. The classes were held at the Sylvester Powell, Jr. Community Center and consisted of three hours of classroom-style education and then six hours of […]
New connections between suburbs, better access to Johnson County jobs, and a new MAX Bus Rapid Transit line on 24 Hwy.
Ensuring high quality bike/pedestrian access is a core part of the project and is available on opening day
Let’s make sure the vision for Independence’s future includes a multimodal transportation system that improves walking, biking and transit.
2017 is a year of change on the BikeWalkKC board as several of our founding board members reach their six-year term limits and new members bring in fresh ideas and new energy. We want to say a huge thank you to the founding members who contributed invaluable time, energy, sweat, and leadership. They have been crucial to our […]
Help make northwest Independence more walkable and bikeable!
Share your thoughts about how to make Prairie Village a better place to bike for both transportation and recreation.
By Laura Steele, Education & Outreach Coordinator A crash course (minus the crashing!) in bicycle maintenance helped 4th and 5th graders at Green Springs Elementary in Olathe piece together a knowledge of bike mechanics they quickly put to good use. After seven weeks of after-school instruction, students helped repair eight previously owned bikes for donation […]
By Glen Rumbaugh, Education Operations Coordinator UMB Bank not only allows but encourages their team members to volunteer time helping nonprofit organizations like BikeWalkKC. To celebrate Bike Month, on Tuesday, May 16th, seven energetic and enthusiastic volunteers from UMB came to our office to assist with our twice-a-year BLAST bicycle fleet maintenance checks. We now have 128 BLAST […]