BikeWalkKC offers many educational, professional development, and consulting services to empower citizens, communities, and professionals for excellence in advocating, planning, and engineering.
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 to help transportation engineers and planners design better projects for walking and biking.
Assistance with bicycle and pedestrian plans, policies, and implementation.
Public Education Programs
Adult and school-based classes teach bike safety, bike handling skills, and bike maintenance.
BLAST (Bicycle Lesson and Safety Training)
School-based program to equip 4th, 5th, and 6th graders with bike safety knowledge and bike handling skills.
Regional Encouragement Programs
Leadership for local celebrations of annual Bike Week and International Walk to School Day events.
Bicycle Friendly America
Assist municipalities and businesses in planning and applying for national designations like Bike Friendly Community, Bike Friendly Business, and Walk Friendly Community.
Bike Share Planning
Business, technical, and implementation planning for public bike share systems.
Bike Parking Planning
BikeWalkKC will help customers navigate Kansas City’s bike parking standards and permits, recommend quality bike racks to best meet their needs, and offer free site-visits. Installation is also available for an additional fee. BikeWalkKC can even help with customized bike parking designs.
Contact Thomas Morefield, Community Planning Manager at 816-205-7056 x5 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kansas City Public Schools – 2015-2016
Comprehensive Safe Routes program for fifteen elementary schools including planning, technical assistance, and policy. Student programs include BLAST, Bike Club/Youth Ambassadors, and Earn-a-Bike.
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, Kansas City, MO – 2016
Provided Youth and Adult Education BLAST/Earn-A-Bike programs in two Kansas City, MO Housing Authorities communities.
Hope Faith Ministries, Kansas City, MO – 2016
Led Earn-A-Bike course for homeless and impoverished adults, leading to development of mentorship program and in-shelter bike facilities.
Operation Breakthrough, Kansas City, MO – 2016
BLAST training for youth and adults, group ride for visually impaired adults.
Unified Government of KCK/Wyandotte County – 2013-2016
USD 500 KCK, USD 202 Turner
Public Works Department, Public Health Department
Safe Routes to School and Walking School Bus planning, evaluation, and training. Comprehensive education program in conjunction significant infrastructure investment in new sidewalks.
Hickman Mills School District – 2013-2016
BLAST and Earn-a-Bike offered in multiple elementary schools.
Kansas City, KS Health Department
Safe Routes to School planning and training for four elementary schools. Scope included drop-off/pick-up analysis, Walking School Bus training, program planning, and policy review.
Lawrence – March 2016
More than 300 fourth- and fifth-graders at four Lawrence elementary schools completed BLAST training through our mobile education classrooms.
Kansas City Public Schools – 2013-2016
District transportation policy review. School travel plans and BLAST youth bike education at James Elementary School. Funded by Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City.
Hickman Mills and North Kansas City School Districts – 2012- 2016
BLAST programs at multiple schools.
Kansas City, KS Public Schools – May 2013
BLAST programming at two school sites: Frank Rushton (in partnership with Children’s Mercy Hospital) and ME Pearson (in partnership with FreeWheels for Kids and Menorah Legacy Foundation).
Kansas City B-cycle – July 2012-present
Planned, designed, and implemented a nonprofit, privately-funded bike share system in downtown Kansas City.
Local Investments Support Corporation – April 2012
Community Advocacy Training for KCK neighborhood leaders.
University of Missouri-Kansas City – January-March 2012
Bicycle education and safety training program for college students.
University of Missouri Extension – October 2011
Complete Streets training for city staff and community leaders.
Safe Routes to School National Conference – August 2011, Minneapolis, MN
Presented research on federal funding in underserved communities. Conducted media relations training for conference attendees.
League of American Bicyclists – December 2010
National conference call panelist on bike/ped access to new and retrofit bridge projects
We present customized bike education programs for your employees and customers. A sample of clients include: UMB Bank, MRI Global, TetraTech, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, City of Kansas City, MO, City of Shawnee, KS, Johnson County, KS, Volker Neighborhood Association, Hyde Park Neighborhood Association
We have a robust collection of programs and curricula that we can customize to fit the unique needs of your community, school, business, or neighborhood. Contact us today to discuss your needs.
BikeWalkKC can help find funding solutions for your bike/ped programming needs. We have achieved almost one million dollars in local and federal funding to bring educational and professional development programs to local cities and schools.
Our team participates in many local and regional committees and task forces to provide technical assistance and leadership across various programs and projects.
- Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee
- MARC Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality Committee
- MARC Destination Safe – Pedestrian and Bicycle Task Team (Co-Chair)
- Kansas City, MO Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (Chair)
- Midtown/Plaza Area Plan Steering Committee
- Healthy Communities Wyandotte County – Infrastructure Action Team
- Cleaver Boulevard Streetscape Steering Committee
- Share the Road Safety Task Force
- Missouri Department of Transportation’s Kansas City Bike/Ped Planning Committee
- Missouri Council on Activity and Nutrition