Pick up the phone, type out an email, or write a letter: your voice is necessary to create the community you want to live in. When you speak up for […]
One of the ways our region supports increased biking and walking is by funding projects to plan for or develop new infrastructure for people to walk, bike, and roll upon. […]
In 2018 BikeWalkKC compiled a database of bike infrastructure throughout the Kansas City region. With more than 1,300 infrastructure bike, trail, and shared use path segments totaling more than 700 miles, […]
Ideas and resources for metro City Halls to make more space for people to get outside to maintain their physical and mental health during this crisis.
Walking and biking are still safe ways to get some fresh air, move around the city, get some exercise, and protect your mental health during this difficult period. These frequently-asked questions will be updated as official guidance changes.
What are your favorite memories of riding a bike? Is it the independence of getting around on your own two wheels? Is it the burn in your legs at the […]
By Thomas Morefield, Director of Community Planning Education is an important part of BikeWalkKC’s work and that includes education about designing and building streets as places for people. When I […]
BikeWalkKC has sought to raise awareness around the shortcomings and opportunities the KC metro faces with regards to climate change. In addition to the release of our second policy brief […]
Did you know that idling cars and buses affect air quality around schools? And kids play outside half as much as their parents did? And exercise improves mental focus? And […]
When we talk about Safe Routes to School, we’re talking about more than just crossing guards and drop-off queues. Developing Safe Routes to School involves a number of actions, […]