Bike/Ped Job Opportunity: Community Engagement Specialist in Columbia, Missouri

Missourians for Responsible Transportation (MRT), the statewide collaboration of local bike/ped advocacy groups, is now hiring a Community Engagement Specialist based at the PedNet Coalition in Columbia. This position will be a PedNet employee and also work with the leadership and policy teams at BikeWalkKC, Trailnet in St. Louis, and Ozark Greenways in Springfield. See […]

UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in KCMO

A pedestrian has died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash on the afternoon of Thursday, December 5. The crash happened at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Poplar Avenue around 3:40 pm. The victim, identified as 63-year-old Carrie M. Davis, was crossing the street when she was struck by a driver heading […]

Policy Brief #2: Where the Environment and Transportation Intersect

We’re doing a series of policy briefs to highlight the overlap between multimodal transportation and other important issues for the metro. You can check out the other installments here. Climate change is no longer an afterthought for future generations to contend with. It is here, and its effects are already having a tangible effect on […]

PRESS RELEASE: Pedestrian critically injured in Overland Park

A pedestrian was critically injured in a crash in Overland Park on the morning of Thursday, December 5. The crash occurred around 5:30 am at the intersection of West 123rd Street and Blue Valley Parkway. The victim was crossing 123rd Street when they were struck by the driver who was heading north on Blue Valley […]

PRESS RELEASE: Man killed in hit-and-run in KCMO

A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the evening of Friday, November 29. The crash occurred around 7:45 pm near the intersection of Independence and Cypress avenues. Authorities, responding to a request for help from a bystander, found the victim on the street. The driver fled the scene before they arrived. The victim […]

League of American Bicyclists releases 2019 State Rankings

While our primary focus is in the KC metro, BikeWalkKC works to build a culture of active living throughout the region, and that includes efforts at the state level in both Kansas and Missouri. Our work is informed in part by the League of American Bicyclists, which recently released its 2019 rankings for bike friendly […]

PRESS RELEASE: Pedestrian critically injured in Shawnee

A man was critically injured in a crash in Shawnee on the evening of Friday, November 22. The crash occurred at the intersection of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Flint Street around 6:30 pm. Authorities say the pedestrian was attempting to cross the street when they were struck by a driver heading west. The victim, described […]

BikeWalkKC supports KCMO Tenants Bill of Rights

Housing is not truly affordable if residents must drive everywhere to access jobs, education, and services. Many households in Kansas City spend as much or more on transportation than on housing. Like housing, disparities in access to transportation disproportionately burden historically disinvested communities of color, low wealth, and the disabled. We support the Tenants Bill […]

PRESS RELEASE: Two pedestrians seriously injured in hit-and-run

A man and a woman were victims of a hit-and-run in KCMO on the evening of Sunday, November 10. The crash happened near the intersection of 17th and Kensington around 6 pm. According to police, the 29-year-old man and 41-year-old woman were just west of the intersection when they were struck by a driver heading […]

Whatever the Weather Gear Drive with Hope Faith

Cold weather has arrived, and freezing temperatures can impact our biking and walking habits in different ways. But for many in the Kansas City region, walking, rolling, or biking isn’t a seasonal activity– it’s just how they get around. BikeWalkKC is partnering with Hope Faith Homeless Assistance Campus and several of our Business Members to […]