A new species of HAWK is descending on KC, but they aren’t birds. They are a new type of traffic signal designed to improve both pedestrian safety and vehicular traffic flow. HAWK stands for High-intensity Activated crossWalK beacon. It allows pedestrians to stop car traffic to cross the street safely, and then lets cars get […]
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. […]
In this second report in the MidtownKC Walks series, residents say they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners. 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. As the series continues this […]
MidtownKC Walks Project is a joint project of the Midtown KC Post, BikeWalkKC and The Whole Person. Join a conversation about sidewalks on the Midtown KC Walks page or comment on these stories. We also have a survey about your experiences walking in Midtown and a map where you can mark sidewalk problems you encounter. […]
Safe Routes to School Planner moves to City Hall and John McClaflin becomes our first Finance Manager.
Wanted: Hard-working and fun-loving volunteers to help us stuff 2,000 envelopes for our year-end fundraiser mailing, eat our pizza, drink our beer, and listen to our music for an evening.
Over 4,000 kids from 30 elementary schools have graduated from BikeWalkKC’s BLAST program since we started in 2012, and this fall we are excited to bring BLAST to four new schools in the Olathe School District.
BikeWalkKC is hiring a part-time bookkeeper and office manager to support the administrative and financial needs of our growing team of professional advocates and educators. If you love numbers and are fluent in things like receivables, payables, QuickBooks, payroll, etc. – then this could be your opportunity to work for a growing nonprofit that is making […]
Our Board of Directors recently selected the 2015-2016 officers for BikeWalkKC and KC B-cycle. The officers help set our strategy and provide leadership for the organization. Our board includes a wide range of leaders from business, government, education, nonprofits, and the community. Congratulations and good luck to all of them! BikeWalkKC Chair – Barbara Thomas Barbara […]
This month we want to give you something cool to get you through the hot end of summer. Become a new or renewing member of BikeWalkKC and receive your choice of these three great bike items – a custom bike poster, our popular I Bike KC t-shirt, or the 2014 Tweed Ride poster hand crafted by a local artist.