As the region’s only metro-wide pedestrian/bicycle advocacy organization, BikeWalkKC works in city halls across the five-county region to speak up for improvements to the built environment for all who live, […]
A pedestrian sustained serious injuries after being hit by a driver on the evening of Wednesday, October 9. The crash occurred just after 9 p.m. at the intersection of 71 […]
A young cyclist was struck by a driver in Fairway late in the afternoon on Tuesday, October 8. The crash happened near the intersection of Reinhardt and Howe drives shortly […]
A person was struck by the driver of a car near Ruskin High School on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 2. Officers are still trying to piece together what happened […]
October 2nd is International Walk to School Day, and the Frank Rushton Walking Wednesday kids will be walking just like they do every Wednesday. But teacher and Safe Routes to […]
BikeWalkKC works day in and day out to fulfill our mission to redefine our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living. We do this because […]
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 […]
Learn about Lenexa’s new Complete Streets plan for filling in sidewalk gaps, expanding the trail system, and adding on-street bike lanes.
Harry S. Truman loved to walk. He walked for health, he walked to deposit his Presidential paycheck, and after he returned home from DC, he walked around downtown Independence. Fifty […]
Traffic deaths are as much of an epidemic as homicides. Ongoing media narratives about bikes versus cars ignore the real human cost of dangerous streets, which disproportionately impact communities of color and low wealth.