Update: The plan passed City Council on an 11-2 vote. Thank you to everyone who showed up at City Hall, sent an email, or made a phone call. Take action: Send an email to email@example.com and to your councilmembers with “Support Ordinance 220318” in the subject line to share why a network of protected bike […]
In-person and virtual opportunities to learn about coming safety improvements at high injury intersections, give your input, and support the Vision Zero program’s goal to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries.
The proposed budget has been released in KCMO! This enormous document lays out what the city plans to fund for the next fiscal year starting May 1st. Everything from housing and stormwater to public art and emergency services is included. There’s also funding for transportation. You can see the budget in full by clicking here. […]
With all of the policy developments around biking and transit, it’s easy to walk past the developments on the pedestrian front in Kansas City. Yet even within the years of the pandemic, there have been bright spots for walking in the city, supported by the advocacy efforts of people like you. Let’s take a step […]
With more protected bike lanes getting built in the KC region recently, there is a lot to learn about this new infrastructure. We created a new guide about protected bike lanes to help everyone learn more about what they are, why they are so important for safety, and how to use them. All About Protected […]
Last week, Platte County and the Cities of Riverside and Parkville celebrated a new connector along the Missouri River levee that allows people to walk or bike “from Costco to English Landing Park,” as one trail user described it. The gap between the Riverside and Parkville sections of the Missouri Riverfront Trail was only 700 […]
It’s easy to get discouraged when delays, roadblocks, budget cuts, global pandemics, and other surprises frustrate the best laid plans to improve walking and biking infrastructure. As the year draws to a close, BikeWalkKC wants to celebrate some of the bike projects that persevered in 2020 to support safe and active streets for all users. […]
The City of North Kansas City has a virtual town hall on Tuesday, September 22 at 6 p.m. Read on to learn more and how you can share your thoughts on the improvements. The purpose of the meeting will be to once again discuss the future of the Armour Road Complete Street improvements, which were […]
A young person was struck by a driver while skateboarding in the Northland on the evening of Sunday, May 17. The crash occurred shortly before 10:15 p.m. The victim was skateboarding with a friend near the intersection of NW 61st Street and NW Prairie View Road when they were struck by a driver heading south […]
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.