Support local bike/ped projects seeking federal funding

Several local projects are currently seeking federal funds for things like bike lanes, trails, bike share, Safe Routes to School, Complete Streets, and more. These federal funding applications are now open for public comment. All projects selected for funding would be scheduled for 2021-22.

Your input on these applications an important part of the selection process as the Mid-America Regional Council makes decisions about the next two years of transportation funding in the metro area. Click on a project to see the application, then scroll to the end to leave your comments.

BikeWalkKC programs

Bike Share in Missouri
More expansion of the Kansas City BCycle system, including the addition of Smart Bikes with dockless technology.
Applicant: BikeWalkKC

Safe Routes to School program in Missouri
Continued operation of BikeWalkKC’s successful programs for bike education and technical assistance in local elementary schools. 10,000 Missouri students served, and counting!
Applicant: BikeWalkKC

Other highlighted bike/pedestrian projects

Safe Routes to School in Wyandotte County
Walking School Buses, Bike Education, technical assistance for schools, and safety education.
Applicant: Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS

Safe Routes to School in Johnson County
Bike education and technical assistance for local schools.
Applicant: Johnson County Department of Health & Environment

Safe Routes to School Phase G Sidewalk Improvements in KCK
Construction of new sidewalks to close critical gaps for kids walking to school.
Applicant: Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS

Lenexa Bike Share Phase 2
Future expansion of the Lenexa bike share system, the first phase of which is expected to launch in 2019-2020.
Applicant: City of Lenexa

47th Complete Street Project
Implementation of the recent study of how to improve 47th Street on the Wyandotte/Johnson County line with traffic calming, sidewalks, and bike lanes.
Applicant: City of Westwood

Little Blue Trace/Rock Island Connector and Greenwood Connector: Jefferson to Curtis Drive
Two projects for additional local connections to the new Rock Island Trail currently under construction.
Applicant: Jackson County

Find more projects in your community

This is just a brief snapshot of the dozens of projects that include biking and walking.

View the full list to find trail, bike lane, and pedestrian projects in your own community.

May 4th is the deadline for adding your comments.

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