ALERT: Heart of America Bridge path construction closures starting Tuesday January 2nd

Weekday closures for fence replacement will be required for up to two weeks. Path to remain open evenings, overnight, and weekends. No good alternatives are available. The Bob Watts Bike/Pedestrian Path on the Heart of America (HOA) Bridge will be closed intermittently so contractors for KC Streetcar can upgrade fencing on the bridge adjacent to […]

Tonight: open house for a new levee trail study in North KC

North Kansas City is studying options for a trail along the north Missouri Riverfront, connecting the Heart of America and Chouteau Bridges. Tonight is your chance to learn more, share your ideas, and show your support for a new trail in Northtown! Monday, November 6th 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm North Kansas City YMCA 1999 Iron Street, […]

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 […]

Virtual! Money Talks for Safer Streets

Money Talks for Safer Streets: KCMO FY23-24 Budget

Did you miss Money Talks for Safer Streets, BikeWalkKC’s first budget advocacy training? Watch the recording of the virtual training or catch up on what we discussed in the blog below! Budget season is upon us, Kansas City! That means it’s a prime opportunity to advocate for funds to support places for people. Though this […]

UPDATED 12/14/22: Support KCMO’s Protective Tree Ordinance

Update as of December 14, 2022: Several weeks ago, we got word from our partners at Bridging the Gap about Ordinance #220961, which is intended to guide efforts to preserve and expand tree coverage across KCMO. Thank you so much to everyone who has spoken up for the trees thus far! We recently got a […]

Bike/Ped stats in the KCMO Citizens Satisfaction Survey

Every year the City of KCMO surveys residents about their satisfaction with city services and infrastructure. Here are some highlights from the most recent survey. Residents were least satisfied with the overall maintenance of streets, sidewalks and infrastructure (16%). Maintenance of streets, sidewalks and infrastructure identified as one of the top three most important issues […]

Support the KCMO Vision Zero Action Plan!

Tell the City Council to take this critical step to protect vulnerable road users! The Vision Zero Action Plan will guide the city’s efforts towards eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2030, and we need your help to ensure the City Council approves the plan. Click here to support the Vision Zero Action Plan! […]

It’s PIAC Application Season, KCMO!

Get funding for improvements in your neighborhood though PIAC. Deadline is August 31. The Public Improvement Advisory Committee (PIAC) receives applications for all manner of capital improvement projects each year. This is a key opportunity to ask for improvements to the built environment in your neighborhood, and can include projects that help with sidewalk and […]

Abby reads a book on the sidewalk next to an urban garden

Support the KCMO Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan!

UPDATE: City Council approved the Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan on Aug. 25, 2022! The new KCMO Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan (CPRP) will guide City Hall’s efforts to combat climate change. BikeWalkKC served on the steering committee to ensure transportation and mobility were fundamental parts of the plan, and we are now asking you […]