January 2015 Newsletter

Handlebar Happy HourHandlebar Happy Hour in Waldo – Feb. 18th

Join us on February 18th at Waldo Pizza for a casual meetup with other folks interested in biking, walking, and advocacy. Learn about BikeWalkKC’s programs, classes, and upcoming events.

Get the details.


Speak up for bike/ped on KC’s boulevards and parkways
Kansas City’s boulevards and parkways are great places to walk and bike, and they could be even better. Speak up for bike lanes and trails as the KC Parks Department updates its design standards. Read more.

Comment on Blue Springs’ sidewalk improvement plan
The City of Blue Springs is making plans for sidewalk improvements, and wants your input! Read more.

Overland Park Bike Master Plan
OP’s first bike plan is almost finished. The City Council is expected to approve it by March, and the plan is available for you to view. Read more.


Confident City Cycling

Our adult education returns for another installment this March. Get the knowledge and skills to bike safely and confidently on city streets. This class is great for everyone from new cyclists to seasoned bike commuters.

Learn more and register for the class

Become a League Cycling Instructor

Want to share your passion and enthusiasm with others? BikeWalkKC is once again hosting the League of American Bicyclists’ instructor certification seminar in April. Become a League Cycling Instructor and learn how to each others safe and confident cycling.

Read more.

Support two families in our local community

In late 2014 Joel Dyke passed away and Chuong Doan was seriously injured in a car crash. Both families need our support.

Learn how you can help.

Tour de Bier 2015

Tour de Bier KC returns for a fourth year with more history, more neighborhoods, and more breweries! It’s not too early to register.

Learn more and register.

Writers wanted for Spokes People Blog

Spokes Peopel BlogKC Spokes People is our online forum for you to share your stories about getting around KC on two wheels or with your own two feet. Whether you are a seasoned commuter, or just getting started, we’d love to hear what you have to say!

Contact us at info@bikewalkkc.org get started.


In the community

Our BikeWalkKC team was honored to give two great presentations this month.

  • Education Director Eric Bunch met with the team at MindMixer, a technology company that recently moved to Kansas City and offers the mySidewalk web site for community discussion.
  • Education Program Manager Maggie Priesmeyer gave a great presentation about winter biking at Nerd Nite KC.

Bike Share is open all winter with new stations

kcbcycleKansas B-cycle’s new stations in Westport and the Country Club Plaza are off to a great start! B-cycle is once again open all winter long, so you can take advantage of the new stations to try bike share.

Visit kansascity.bcycle.com to see a map of stations and learn all about bike share.

Kansas City B-cycle


Join the Movement

BikeWalkKC is a membership organization, and we can’t continue to fight for better walking and biking without your support. Please become a member today.

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