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.
Category Archives: Advocacy
ALERT: Ask KCMO City Hall to Close the Gap between Gillham, Brush Creek, and the Trolley Track Trail.
City Hall is repaving 47th Street/Cleaver Boulevard right now, but is choosing not to close a dangerous gap between three important bike/pedestrian corridors. They are missing a huge opportunity to leverage the repaving process to quickly and efficiently make a much-needed safety improvement.
Tell KCMO City Council you support walking, biking, and transit in the KC Spirit Playbook!
The Playbook includes great ideas, but the approval process could water them down In the coming weeks, the City Council will consider the final draft of the KC Spirit Playbook and vote on whether to approve it. BikeWalkKC needs your help to ensure that the mobility elements remain in the plan as they are now […]
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 […]
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 Truman Road Protected Bike Lanes (February 1st City Council Hearing)
Proposed compromise would convert one-way protected bike lanes to a two-way cycletrack with more permanent car parking, with final decision delayed at least two weeks to work out the details.
🚨 ALERT – Stop the Removal of the Truman Road Protected Bike Lanes!
UPDATE: Read our report from the February 1st hearing at City Hall and proposed compromise for Truman Road. BikeWalkKC learned this morning (January 27) that Councilmembers Robinson (3rd District) and Ellington (3rd District At-Large) have introduced an ordinance to remove Truman Road from the Protected Bike Lane Plan. In addition, it would force the […]
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 […]
Statement on Truman Road protected bike lanes and January 6th public meeting
Dear BikeWalkKC members, Many of you have expressed concerns about recent developments related to the Truman Road protected bike lane project. We want to provide you with the information we have at hand, and to offer some additional resources and recommendations for next steps. On January 6, 2023, a meeting was held at Gregg/Klice Community […]