Bike Month 2016 is here! We wanted to take a moment and highlight the events we already have planned for this year and encourage you to go to the KC Bike Month site and add your own! National Bike To School Day is Wednesday, May 4th. Ask your school about what they have planned and […]
Going to Bike/Ped Day at the Capitol? Sign up to carpool with other KC residents going to Jefferson City!
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 […]
The City of Leawood, in coordination with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) is hosting a series of meetings, the first on April 20th and the other on April 28th, from 6-8pm at The Lodge at Ironwoods Park. The March 29 meeting will begin with a short presentation. Then you’ll be asked to review exhibits that describe the vision […]
Learn about the City’s plan for Woodsweather Road, an important connection for people walking and biking between the West Bottoms and Downtown
Several bike/ped bills filed in the Missouri General Assembly, including one big head scratcher. In Kansas, no news may be good news.
Road diets are vital for the mobility and the health of Kansas Citians. We know, we’ve been the ones telling you about that throughout the year. We wrote about it for the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. We’ve been working with the City Halls around the region to find opportunities for road diets […]
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 […]
In Ithaca, New York, the change in sidewalk policy came after the mayor heard directly from residents who were concerned about the condition of sidewalks and the city policy around them. Shortly after he was elected, Mayor Svante Myrick hired Eric Hathaway to serve as the city’s new sidewalk program manager. “When I first started […]
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. […]