BikeWalkKC and our partners have applied for federal grants to support our Safe Routes to School and Bike Share programs. Comments from supporters are important to ensure our grant applications are competitive. Please take a few minutes to follow the links below and leave your comments at the bottom of each web page. The comment period for all applications closes at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020.
Safe Routes to School
BikeWalkKC operates one the country’s largest Safe Routes to School programs, serving more than 30,000 kids since 2013. Federal grants are the primary source of funding this program across three areas; you may add your support by following each link:
- Missouri schools
- Johnson County schools (with the Johnson County Health Department)
- Wyandotte County schools (with the Unified Government)
RideKC Bike is an unique public/private/nonprofit partnership operated by BikeWalkKC. Federal grants are important for renewing and expanding the fleet of bikes.
Other bike/ped/transit projects around the region
Local governments also rely on federal grants as a primary funding source for things like trails, bike lanes, and public transit. You can browse this list by city or county to see what your own community applied for and leave comments on projects of interest.