BikeWalkKC named “Platinum Level” Bicycle Friendly Business

The League of American Bicyclists has named BikeWalkKC a Platinum Level Bicycle Friendly Business. We are proud to walk our talk in providing education, bike parking, and encouragement to our staff, volunteers, and guests who bike for transportation. As an employer, we appreciate our responsibility in making our city safer and happier. According to the […]

Update – Vision Zero Resolution Heard at KCMO City Hall

Thank you to everyone who came to City Hall yesterday morning to speak up for safer streets and support the Vision Zero resolution at its first City Council hearing. The City Council heard from the loved ones of those lost to unsafe streets, survivors of traffic violence, environmental advocates, as well as BikeWalkKC on the […]

Speak up for safer streets in KCMO, KCK, and Gladstone

On Monday two children were struck by drivers in the Kansas City region, starkly highlighting the need for more comprehensive policies that improve the built environment and protect our region’s most vulnerable road users. There are several upcoming opportunities for YOU to get involved and speak up for better biking and walking; read on to […]

PRESS RELEASE: Pedestrian killed in Overland Park crash

A pedestrian was killed in a crash on the evening of Wednesday, January 1. The crash occurred on the 11200 block of Nieman Road in Overland Park around 7:30 pm. Details are limited, but it appears that the victim was struck by two different drivers. The victim was identified as 45-year-old Agri M. Aytar of […]

*UPDATED* PRESS RELEASE: Ashlie Burkhart injured in KCMO crash

Ashlie Burkhart was the victim of a crash when she was struck by a driver on Monday, December 23. The crash happened around 3:30 pm near the intersection of Admiral Boulevard and Virginia Avenue. Police have not released many details about the crash, but footage from Hope Faith Homeless Assistance Campus cameras shows the victim […]

Climate Action Playbook rolls out with elements from BikeWalkKC

BikeWalkKC has sought to raise awareness around the shortcomings and opportunities the KC metro faces with regards to climate change. In addition to the release of our second policy brief on the intersection of the environment and transportation, we also participated in the climate strike organized by Sunrise Movement KC. We took both steps in […]