Walktober: Cliff Drive Scenic Byway

Walk, ride or run a different trail every Sunday in October! The month of October is ideal for exercising outside ~ the temperatures are cool and the colors are spectacular. Walktober makes the most of this great season by inviting participants on a tour of autumn’s most vibrant landscapes and inspiring everyone to make movement […]

Climbers Clean Up – 2019 Cliff Drive Clean-Up**

“As the decades pass, each little crag gets its own history, its own legends, its own lore. And eventually, as you’re topping out through some heinous bit of overhanging choss, it hits you: this is the greatest climbing area in the universe. Because it’s home.” -Jim Karpowicz, from the forward of Mo’ Beta by Jeremy […]

A New Idea for the Cliff Drive Connector Alternative

We recently covered the story about Parks and Recreation's proposal for a dangerous sharrow configuration on Independence Avenue in place of the more costly, off-street Cliff Drive connector trail. As an alternative we suggested a protected, 2-way cycletrack on Independence Ave as one option for constructing a trail-like environment and maintaining ADA compliance.   Luckily we […]

Cliff Drive Connector trail scrapped for potentially dangerous alternative

The KCMO Parks Department's  highly anticipated project to build a trail under I-35 connecting Columbus Park and Downtown with Cliff Drive and the Old Northeast has been scrapped for an alternative that poses serious challenges for the safety and comfort of people on bikes. The Original Plan The Parks Department's  original plan was for a […]

Cliff Drive – River Market Connection coming soon

A new trail connection between the River Market and Cliff Drive in the Old Northeast has received federal funding and will soon run under I-35 to link the Riverfront Heritage Trail with historic cliff drive, which is car-free every weekend. The new trail connection will provide Old Northeast neighborhoods with significantly better access to Downtown, […]

Kansas City Tweed Ride

In the spirit of “The Golden Age of Bicycles,” BikeWalkKC cordially invites you to attend in the 10th annual Kansas City Tweed Ride! Please join us on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at Concourse Park in Kansas City, MO for an afternoon of sophisticated social revelry upon the most marvelous machines ever devised. Tally-ho! Celebrate the […]

Sunday Family Fun Ride

This is a ride for beginners of all ages. We ask that children be able to ride two wheels – I will provide special dates if there is interest for younger riders. You don’t have to have a family to attend, we are Bike Family.

Paseo bike lane public meetings start tonight

Learn about City Hall’s plans for bike lanes on The Paseo and support a high-quality design that provides maximum protection and comfort for people on bikes The City of KCMO is planning to install bike lanes along The Paseo, potentially creating the region’s longest on-street bikeway and providing new mobility options to neighborhoods with high […]