A pedestrian was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in the morning hours of Friday, January 17. The crash happened around 9:30 am in the 100 block of North 10th Street. According to police, the driver was heading south when they struck a pedestrian. The driver fled the scene before authorities arrived. The unidentified victim […]
The League of American Bicyclists has named BikeWalkKC a Platinum Level Bicycle Friendly Business. We are proud to walk our talk in providing education, bike parking, and encouragement to our staff, volunteers, and guests who bike for transportation. As an employer, we appreciate our responsibility in making our city safer and happier. According to the […]
Thank you to everyone who came to City Hall yesterday morning to speak up for safer streets and support the Vision Zero resolution at its first City Council hearing. The City Council heard from the loved ones of those lost to unsafe streets, survivors of traffic violence, environmental advocates, as well as BikeWalkKC on the […]
On Monday two children were struck by drivers in the Kansas City region, starkly highlighting the need for more comprehensive policies that improve the built environment and protect our region’s most vulnerable road users. There are several upcoming opportunities for YOU to get involved and speak up for better biking and walking; read on to […]
Two young pedestrians were injured in crashes that occurred in different parts of the metro on the afternoon of Monday, January 13. One crash occurred in Kansas City, Kansas. A 13-year-old boy was attempting to cross the street in a crosswalk near South 55th Street and Osage Avenue when he was hit by a driver […]
City Councilmember’s comments are upsetting but don’t deter us from our agenda to advocate for safe streets in 2020. When our streets are safe for the most vulnerable, they are safe for everyone.
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We are saddened by the news that Pablo Sanders passed away this afternoon. He was hit while biking across Southwest Trafficway Christmas Eve and had been hospitalized since then. A memorial fund has been set up in his name to help his family with medical and funeral expenses. Our thoughts are with Pablo’s family and […]
The intersection at Southwest Trafficway and Valentine Road is dangerous by design, and plans to make it safer are waiting on action from City Hall.
Update: Pablo Sanders was hit while crossing Southwest Trafficway around midnight on Christmas. He is hospitalized with serious injuries. We’ve reached out to KCPD to find out more and will post any updates. Pablo is well-known in the local bike community as a gregarious, friendly face around Midwest Cyclery, Velo Garage, and the 816 Bike […]