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Action Alert: Armour Road/NKC Complete Streets Public Meeting

Would you like to see bike lanes on Armour Road in North Kansas City? Northtown is developing into a more walkable and bikable community, with new businesses and apartments, bike share, and redevelopment of old industrial sites. The City is currently planning a Complete Streets makeover for Armour Road, improving conditions for people who walk […]

BikeWalkKC Forms Community Green Commute Challenge Team

BikeWalkKC has joined this year’s Green Commute Challenge, and we want YOU to join our team! The Green Commute Challenge runs for 12 weeks (during the height of the ozone season), and all we ask is that you  choose alternatives to driving alone whenever possible — carpool, bus, streetcar, vanpool, cycling, walking and telecommuting. Yes, […]

Bike Club Students as Advocates

BikeWalkKC Education Programs Combine Policy and Advocacy By David Hansen, BikeWalkKC Instructor This spring, two BikeWalkKC-sponsored Bike Clubs met with KCMO government officials to learn about and offer input on the new #KCBikePlan. Students from Kansas City Public School’s East High School Bike Club rode their bikes to City Hall on May 4th and sat […]

Mobank Sponsors New Kansas City BCycle 2.0 Fleet

BikeWalkKC is pleased to announce that Mobank will serve as the sponsor of our Kansas City BCycle 2.0 bike fleet. These lighter, new bikes in high-visibility “Mobank orange” feature front and rear integrated lights, an all-weather saddle, three-speed shifting, comfort and control for riders of all sizes, hardcase all-weather tires, internal cable routing and drivetrain. A […]

BLAST Pilot for Burke 3rd Graders

This semester, Burke Elementary School (Hickman Mills School District) and BikeWalkKC partnered up to deliver our first-ever 3rd grade version of the Bicycle Lesson and Safety Training (BLAST) program! Our education team drafted a four-session program specifically designed for 3rd graders, with the goal of preparing them for our full BLAST curriculum in the future. […]

Previewing the Rock Island Corridor

BikeWalkKC takes a sneak peek at the Rock Island corridor in Jackson County ahead of trail construction. Later this year Jackson County’s Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority will kick-off construction of the first phase of trail between the Truman Sports Complex and western Lee’s Summit. Some of us snuck out of the BikeWalkKC office for an afternoon […]

April 2017 News & Events

  Vote “YES” on 1-2-3, April 4 Kansas City, MO voters will decide tomorrow, April 4th, on investments to repair and rebuild city infrastructure and public buildings via a package of three General Obligation (G.O.) Bonds totaling $800 million. Among those investments are ground-breaking opportunities to improve walking and biking over the next twenty years. […]