BikeWalkKC awarded grant from Health Care Foundation to build network of care in underserved communities.

We believe that all neighborhoods, especially those with limited transportation access and poor health outcomes, deserve quality places to live, work and play and access to physical activity. With the support of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, BikeWalkKC will expand our Safe Routes to School program to create networks of care that serve the wider community.

Midtown KC Walks Series: What’s changed with Kansas City sidewalks and what could happen next

In this final report in the MidtownKC Walks series, the call for change in Kansas City.  In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service. We’ve also reported that residents said they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners and discussed […]

MidtownKCWalks Series: Why dissatisfaction with sidewalks is growing

In this third report in the MidtownKC Walks series, the various reasons sidewalks are becoming more important to people in Midtown.  In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service.  Yesterday, residents said they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners. […]

MidtownKCWalks Series: Many people are surprised to learn their responsibility for sidewalk maintenance

In this second report in the MidtownKC Walks series, residents say they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners. In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service.  As the series continues this […]

KC Streetcar Wins $20,000 Grant to Do Safety Education with BikeWalkKC As A Partner

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority is the proud recipient of a $20,000 grant from Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI). This grant will help with the public awareness and safety education efforts related to the Respect the Rail campaign while also utilizing OLI’s “See Tracks? Think Train!” messaging. BikeWalkKC has partnered with the streetcar authority to create […]

Kansas City’s first Bike Box Lands in Downtown KCMO

It appears that Kansas City, Missouri has won the race to install the region’s first bike box. With minimal fanfare outside of some nerding-out on social media, crews quietly slapped down green paint and bike stencils at the intersection of 11th and Main. While KCMO has used green paint in the past, this is the first […]