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Gillham-Trolley Trail Connector

The Gillham-Trolley Trail Connector would close a small but important gap in Kansas City, MO’s network of trails and protected bikeways. Closing this gap would create a safe and comfortable connection for all ages between the Gillham Road Cycletrack, the Brush Creek Trail, and the Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail.

Truman Road compromise moves forward

The Transportation, Infrastructure, and Operations (TIO) committee met yesterday (March 1) to discuss the Truman Road protected bike lanes and a proposed compromise. They unanimously approved a compromise that will remove the bike lane on the north side of Truman Road and will convert the south side bike lane into a two-way cycle track. The […]

Virtual! Money Talks for Safer Streets

Money Talks for Safer Streets: KCMO FY23-24 Budget

Did you miss Money Talks for Safer Streets, BikeWalkKC’s first budget advocacy training? Watch the recording of the virtual training or catch up on what we discussed in the blog below! Budget season is upon us, Kansas City! That means it’s a prime opportunity to advocate for funds to support places for people. Though this […]

2023 Policy Agenda

BikeWalkKC’s 2023 roadmap for advocating to make KC’s streets places for people to build a culture of active living.

Update on January 18th Truman Road Meeting

Dear BikeWalkKC Members, We want to give a brief update on the meeting that was held at the Gregg/Klice Community Center on January 18 regarding the Truman Road protected bike lane project. The primary purpose of the meeting was for city officials to share the solutions and revised plans to the project based on community […]