May News! Bike Month, Welcome to Thomas Morefield and Streetcar Fun

It’s Bike Month! Tour de Bier is in just over a week and there are plenty of bike-themed activities coming up this month along with some other action items and celebration of some successes. May is Bike Month May is Bike Month. Join the other organizations, schools and municipalities who have posted their information on our […]

Thomas Morefield Joins BikeWalkKC as Our New Community Planning Manager

We are excited to announce Thomas Morefield as our new Community Planning Manager. With more than a decade of experience working for diverse clients and cities across the nation at a variety of scales, Thomas has developed a multi-faceted perspective on planning and decision-making in the public and private realms.  Locally, Thomas has been a […]

EXCERPT: Youth Bike Education: A National “Movement” Movement

Recently, the BLAST program was featured in the online publication Atlas Lens. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Orange practice cones pockmark the blacktop at James Elementary School in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast district. Gusts of wind send flurries of leaves and petals past a group of students sitting attentively around an instructor. A small […]

April 2016 News and Events

Hello to all our friends and supporters and welcome to April! We promise, everything in this newsletter today is real. BikeWalkKC Went to Congress At the beginning of March, 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 […]

BikeWalkKC visits Congress

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 […]

BikeWalkKC talks active living with future doctors

We recently met with a group of medical students at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences who participate in Score 1 for Health, a program that provides health screenings and nutritional counseling to 13,000 students and families in urban core elementary schools. The KCU students learned about BikeWalkKC’s work to make biking, walking, […]

Call for Artists – The Art of Human Movement, a unique art show benefiting BikeWalkKC’s education and advocacy work

This summer Buttonwood Art Space in Union Hill is presenting “The Art of Human Movement” – a special art show showcasing bicycling, walking, and all other forms of human movement and human-powered transportation. Proceeds will benefit BikeWalkKC’s work to make Kansas City a better place to walk and bike. The show will run from July […]

Now hiring planning and outreach professionals

We are looking for two passionate and dedicated professionals to join our team and help us advance several projects and programs that are improving the capacity and quality of life in local neighborhoods around the Kansas City region. Engaging diverse communities, improving the built environment, forging partnerships across sectors, improving public policy, and getting more […]