Kansas City’s new Crosswalk Crew is hard at work this summer updating intersections with fresh paint and upgrading them to the highly visible “ladder” and “continental” style crosswalks. We applaud the City Manager’s Office, the Public Works Department, Mayor, and City Council for prioritizing crosswalks in the City budget and making much-needed investments in better crosswalks.
The KCMO Parks Board recently advanced a measure that would place stricter design guidelines on development on or near the City’s Boulevards and Parkways. The next stop for this development code update is the City Plan Commission (CPC) where commissioners will decide if the draft is ready for City Council to review. A really exciting […]
20 miles of on-street bike lanes and other facilities are coming 2015 after the City Council committed $250,000 to being implementing the new bike plan.
Earlier this year, the KCMO Parks and Recreation Department began a public planning process to update standards for new development along the boulevards and parkways. These updates will lay out requirements for how new buildings look as well as how people access them from the street. The design of buildings has a significant impact on neighborhood […]
Bike to the front gates of Boulevardia! Skip the parking hassles and long walk through the West Bottoms by using our free Valet Bike Parking! Your bike will be safe and sound while you enjoy local food, music, and beer.
Help us encourage more people to bike this summer by joining our Bike Valet Team and volunteering at a great events around Kansas City!
Handlebar Happy Hours this summer Join us for our upcoming Handlebar Happy Hours in June and July! We’re headed south and east to show some love for Johnson County and Eastern Jackson County. June 17th: Royals Tailgate Party at the Trek Store of Independence Meet new store manager Michelle Schmiedeler and enjoy some hot dogs […]
UPDATE. Due to flooding in the trail, this ride will now be held at the Downtown Airport. Join us for a #WomenBikeKC event on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 6, to celebrate women on bikes and our region’s excellent trails system. This ride is part of BikeWalkKC’s Women Bike KC initiative, which is all […]
Bike Month 2015 was another big success! Some of the great events this month included a Bike-In movie with The Goonies, biking to school with Congressman Cleaver, bike commuter rest stops along local trails, and lots of races, rides, and bike rodeos across the metro area. As the month winds down, be sure to share […]
KCK Mayor Mark Holland is heading out on a listening tour of the community, stopping at several locations to hear from residents about concerns, questions, and ideas. This is a great opportunity to talk with the Mayor about improving walking and biking in KCK. Mayor Mark Holland’s Listening Tour May 26: Northwest Middle School (5:30 […]