Another Round of Safe Streets and Roads for All funding in the KC metro!

Metro communities receive $1.8 million to improve the safety of people walking, biking, and using public transit. Kansas Leawood: $452,000 Mission: $160,000 Overland Park: $500,000 Paola: $120,000 Prairie Village: $80,000 Spring Hill: $200,000 Missouri Belton: $200,000 Grandview: $240,000 North Kansas City: $240,000 In addition to these local grants, the Mid-America Regional Council received $400,000 for […]

“I Can Do This…” Luna learns to ride a bike

By Steve White, BikeWalkKC Education Instructor “How long have you been riding a bike, Mr. Steve?” “Do I get to keep this bike, Mr. Steve?” “YAYYY! It’s almost dinner time! What’s your FAVORITE dinner, Mr. Steve?” Luna had me smiling from the get-go with her constant questions and chatter. More than once I said to […]

BikeWalkKC supports the KCMO Transit Sales Tax Renewal 

BikeWalkKC’s mission is to “redefine our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living.” We want a transportation system that gives people options, eliminates barriers, and supports community and individual health.  Transit is an integral piece of how we make our vision a reality. While biking and walking often serve as […]

Join BikeWalkKC for National Week without Driving!

In too many parts of the Kansas City region, owning a car is the only way to fully participate in the community. Car ownership should not limit a person’s ability to live a full life, especially when you consider that: The average cost of owning a car has increased to over $12,000 a year. More […]

Marley Blonsky Wants All Bodies On Bikes

Marley Blonsky Wants All Bodies on Bikes

Updates: In addition to the the film screening, Marley will also be hosting a live recording of her All Bodies on Bikes podcast, with guests Michael Kelly of BikeWalkKC, Amber Edmonds of Party Pace Pedalers, and Lauren Allen of Women-Led Cycling. Plus, come early for a bike ride led by the Kansas City Chapter of […]

5 Safe Routes to School Success Stories

Go back to school with BikeWalkKC! We have highlighted a few of our favorite #SafeRoutesToSchool Success Stories: all true, all inspirational, and all absolutely doable. If these parents, school staff, and city leaders can work together to make change, you can too. Roesland Elementary The Roesland Elementary School PTA and the City of Roeland Park, […]

"Having a bike is a fun and near infinite way to travel"

Pedaling confidence in BikeWalkKC’s summer youth programs

We always say that it’s not just about bikes. This summer, learning how to ride confidently and maintain their own bikes unlocked a sense of confidence and discovery in our students at our youth programs in Kansas City, Missouri. “One student at the Tony Aguirre Community Center needed a little guidance on the first day, […]

Teamwork and perseverance pays off for safer streets in KCMO

Big Wins for #ConnectOurTrails! KCMO City Council approves three key pieces of legislation  Thanks to a coalition of city leaders, community partners, and everyday people like you, Kansas City took a key step towards building a better, more connected mobility network. The KCMO City Council approved three pieces of legislation that will help to make […]