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! You are invited to join BikeWalkKC and our special guest, Marley Blonsky at Screenland Armour in North Kansas City for a fundraising party that celebrates and supports bicyclists of all kinds. Proceeds from this event will benefit BikeWalkKC. Get your tickets for Marley Blonsky Wants All Bodies on […]
Now open: a bridge between Blue Springs High School campuses Not even a freight train could stop Matt Roberds from building Safe Routes to School for students in Blue Springs! Two years ago, the Blue Springs City Council began planning improvements for Blue Springs High School, but the plan lacked any investment in better walking […]
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, […]
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 […]
Kiania knows all about sustainable transportation: she walks and takes the bus or the streetcar everywhere she needs to go, and she is a student in KC Can Compost’s Green Core Training program, where she’s learning how environmental systems work together for the good of people and the planet. But the streetcar’s service area is […]
Deadline: June 30 Twenty-six local projects are vying for funding from Mid-America Regional Council’s (MARC) new Carbon Reduction Program, many of which focus on walking, biking, and transit as priorities for decarbonizing the region’s transportation system. This month, MARC is taking public comment from folks like you, so this is your chance to voice support […]
Evidence-based analysis for Gillham Road shows bike lanes are well-used and encourage people to bike more than before. People love it and want to see more protected places to bike, walk, and roll.
New Stanley Elementary in Kansas City, Kansas is special. In an era of school budget cuts and hour-long school bus commutes, New Stanley is a true neighborhood school. About half of the students already walk to school, and P.E. teacher Jennifer Spears says that it wouldn’t take much for nearly all of the students to […]
The Gillham-Trolley Trail Connector would close a small but important gap in Kansas City, MO’s network of trails and protected bikeways. Closing this gap would create a safe and comfortable connection for all ages between the Gillham Road Cycletrack, the Brush Creek Trail, and the Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail.