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 […]
Ashlie Burkhart was the victim of a crash when she was struck by a driver on Monday, December 23. The crash happened around 3:30 pm near the intersection of Admiral Boulevard and Virginia Avenue. Police have not released many details about the crash, but footage from Hope Faith Homeless Assistance Campus cameras shows the victim […]
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 on the intersection of the environment and transportation, we also participated in the climate strike organized by Sunrise Movement KC. We took both steps in […]
A pedestrian has died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash on the afternoon of Thursday, December 5. The crash happened at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Poplar Avenue around 3:40 pm. The victim, identified as 63-year-old Carrie M. Davis, was crossing the street when she was struck by a driver heading […]
We’re doing a series of policy briefs to highlight the overlap between multimodal transportation and other important issues for the metro. You can check out the other installments here. Climate change is no longer an afterthought for future generations to contend with. It is here, and its effects are already having a tangible effect on […]
A pedestrian was critically injured in a crash in Overland Park on the morning of Thursday, December 5. The crash occurred around 5:30 am at the intersection of West 123rd Street and Blue Valley Parkway. The victim was crossing 123rd Street when they were struck by the driver who was heading north on Blue Valley […]