BikeWalkKC visits Congress

Last week three folks from BikeWalkKC journeyed to Washington, DC for the National Bike Summit and a day on Capitol Hill visiting the KC bi-state Congressional delegation. We took the message of walking and biking to the offices of Congressmen Emanuel Cleaver, Sam Graves, and Kevin Yoder; Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, and Senators Claire McCaskill and […]

Midtown KC Walks Series: What’s changed with Kansas City sidewalks and what could happen next

In this final report in the MidtownKC Walks series, the call for change in Kansas City.  In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service. We’ve also reported that residents said they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners and discussed […]

MidtownKCWalks Series: Why dissatisfaction with sidewalks is growing

In this third report in the MidtownKC Walks series, the various reasons sidewalks are becoming more important to people in Midtown.  In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service.  Yesterday, residents said they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners. […]