As we entering our fifth year at BikeWalkKC we are excited to share an updated mission, vision, and brand new strategic plan to guide our work Advocating, Congregating, and Educating over the next five years.
Ahhh wintertime…the perfect time for watching snowflakes fall, making huge batches of soul-warming soups and padding our saddlebags…to go for a bike ride! That’s right! The change of seasons doesn’t mean your bike automatically gets relegated to the back wall of your garage, or worse, left outside on your porch. Instead, take this opportunity to […]
The Mid-America Regional Council is seeking input from KCK residents and other interested parties on the future of K-32, a primary artery connecting Bonner Springs and Edwardsville to the rest of Wyandotte County on the larger metro area. Attend a public meeting for visit the web site to learn more and provide your input. What? […]
Several bike/ped bills filed in the Missouri General Assembly, including one big head scratcher. In Kansas, no news may be good news.
Road diets are vital for the mobility and the health of Kansas Citians. We know, we’ve been the ones telling you about that throughout the year. We wrote about it for the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. We’ve been working with the City Halls around the region to find opportunities for road diets […]
4233 Miles. 10 States. Coast To Coast. Self-Supported. BikeWalkKC is excited to host the KC premier of this amazing film about the Trans Am Bike Race. Join us February 8th at the Screenland Armour in NKC.
2015 was a great year for BikeWalkKC, for communities around the region, and for the entire walking and bicycling movement. The accomplishments this year were too many to list, but we’ve done our best to share some of the highlights. BikeWalkKC’s news and accomplishments Record year for Youth Education Program Our BLAST Kids on Bikes […]
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.
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 […]
In Ithaca, New York, the change in sidewalk policy came after the mayor heard directly from residents who were concerned about the condition of sidewalks and the city policy around them. Shortly after he was elected, Mayor Svante Myrick hired Eric Hathaway to serve as the city’s new sidewalk program manager. “When I first started […]