2024 Policy Agenda

Advocacy is a team sport, and with your partnership, we are confident that 2024 is going to be another year of safer streets, more transportation choices, and better walking and biking. Read on to learn how we are working with neighbors, civil servants, and elected officials here in the Kansas City region, at the state […]

April 23: Inclusive Transportation with Veronica O. Davis

Inclusive Transportation with Veronica O. Davis

Inclusive Transportation: A Manifesto for Repairing Divided Communities BikeWalkKC in conversation with author Veronica O. Davis on April 23, 2024 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On April 23, BikeWalkKC will host an in-person conversation with Veronica O. Davis, author of Inclusive Transportation: A Manifesto for Repairing Divided Communities (publication date: July 2023). Davis is a transportation expert […]

Gear Swap with Big Muddy Gear Exchange and BikeWalkKC

Blaze new trails with BikeWalkKC and Big Muddy Gear Exchange

You have to meet our friends Gina and Nate from Big Muddy Gear Exchange! Just like you, they are passionate about sustainable, affordable adventure. They opened Big Muddy Gear Exchange to keep outdoor clothing and gear out of landfills and make it easier and cheaper for people to enjoy get outside and nature. BikeWalkKC and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Public comments needed on projects seeking Carbon Reduction funding

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 […]

BikeWalkKC's Youth Education Team has served more than 40,000 students since 2012

40,000+ champions for walking and biking

Can you believe it? Over 40,000 students have learned walking and biking confidence and safety with BikeWalkKC since 2012! What do we want for the kids in our lives? Do we want them to enjoy the freedom to walk to school, ride their bikes to the park, and play outside in their neighborhoods?  BikeWalkKC’s bicycling […]

A student practices signaling a left turn while riding her bike

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

BikeWalkKC’s youth education may look like a party on wheels, but we take bike safety seriously. Our BLAST (Bicycle Lessons And Safety Training) classes teach kids how to ride safely and confidently, and how to use a bike for recreation and transportation. Before we bring a BLAST session to a school, the students take a […]