Update on Bike Share Plans for 2018-2019

BikeWalkKC’s bike share program continues expand and grow since its debut in 2012. Our latest expansion in 2017 added several new locations in neighborhoods like UMKC, North Kansas City, the River Market, and West 39th Street. During 2018 we will be hard at work planning for future phases, incorporating new technology, and building a regional […]

Fall Highlights from BikeWalkKC’s Education Team

by Maggie Priesmeyer, Director of Programs We are SUPER proud of our education team and all of their hard work over the last few months! We want to share some of our favorite highlights from this fall. Youth Education Once again, youth education programs engaged a record number of students across 10 schools in Missouri […]

BikeWalkKC February 2017 Newsletter

Mark Your Calendars: BikeWalkKC Event Season Has Begun Looking for new learning opportunities? Networking events? We’ve got something for everyone this spring, and hope you’ll join us for any and all of these upcoming activities! Friday, February 24, 5:30-7:30pm: We’ve teamed up with OneLife Fitness to offer a new Handlebar Happy Hour format! “Workout & […]

City Council sends $800 million infrastructure bond to voters with big sidewalk and bike lane improvements

After a day of intense debate yesterday the KCMO City Council finally agreed on and unanimously approved an infrastructure program to send to voters on April 4th. Despite heavy pressure from the highway builders for a roads-first approach, the final plan that emerged yesterday has the potential to be transformational for walking, biking, and neighborhood […]

2016 Year in Review

2016 marked BikeWalkKC’s sixth year! Thanks to our members, volunteers, and partners we saw another great year growing the organization, and impacting the quality of life across the Kansas City region. BikeWalkKC’s milestones in 2016 A growing organization Our team of professional advocates, educators, and planners continues to grow. We have 10 full-time folks and another […]

September Newsletter

3rd Annual KC Women’s Bike Summit on Saturday After a great HamBINGO warm-up event last week, where many of you helped us raise almost $2,000 for the #womenbikekc initiative, we are excited for Saturday’s KC Women’s Bike Summit. This year we move to a new venue and add new group ride options. Pre-register online today, and […]

A Banner Year for Our Education Programs (So far…)

Spring 2016 has seen BikeWalkKC’s Youth Education team working double time delivering our most popular youth program, BLAST. From 2015 to 2016 our number of schools increased from 7 to 16 and the number of students more than doubled from 579 to over 1200! Our 2016 Summer programming is just as loaded, as we are […]

SidewalksKC Action Planning Sessions

The third and final installment of the SidewalksKC Action Planning Sessions! Please join us this summer to talk about sidewalks in KCMO. We are calling this new initiative SidewalksKC. You are an important stakeholder in this conversation, and you may not even know it yet. Why? Sidewalks are a vital link throughout our community. They […]

Consulting

BikeWalkKC offers many educational, professional development, and consulting services  to empower citizens, communities, and professionals for excellence in advocating, planning, and engineering.  Download Consulting Services Profile (PDF). Services Offered Safe Routes to School Assistance Technical assistance for school districts and municipalities seeking to improve walking/biking to school. Bike Education for Transportation Professionals Classroom and on-bike training […]