Woodland student celebrating Bike to School Day in May 2022

Riding, walking, and arithmetic: Olathe school prepares for 400 new neighbors by getting back to the basics

Woodland Elementary in Olathe, KS faces a challenge: After school traffic jams are a headache, and they are about to get much worse. Their enrollment is projected to nearly double in the coming years with the construction of over 400 single family homes in their attendance boundary.   The new homes are physically close to Woodland […]

Woodland Elementary School Mobility Analysis

Woodland Elementary School Mobility Analysis What: Safe Routes to School arrival/dismissal planning When: 2022 Team: BikeWalkKC Client: Olathe Public Schools Funding: Olathe Public Schools  BikeWalkKC’s mobility analysis for Woodland Elementary incorporated data gathering and synthesis of all of the factors that impact a student’s ability to safely and comfortably walk or bike to school. This […]

Jefferson County, MO Walk Bike Strategy

Jefferson County, MO Walking and Bicycling Strategy What: Walking and biking plan When: 2022 Team: BikeWalkKC, Trailnet, Jefferson County Growth Association Client: The Jefferson Foundation Funding: The Jefferson Foundation  BikeWalkKC – in partnership with the Jefferson County Growth Association (JCGA), the Jefferson Foundation, and Trailnet – crafted the first countywide walking and biking strategy to […]

Services – Community Planning

Services Offered BikeWalkKC provides a wide range of community planning, technical assistance, education, public policy, community engagement programs, and other services. We partner with municipalities, counties, school districts, and other agencies across the Kansas City metro area. Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans. For many, driving a car is not an option. For others, they simply want […]

Work With Us – Community Planning

Work With Us BikeWalkKC is a unique, mission-driven nonprofit organization that provides fee-for-service community planning, education, and policy services. What you get when you work with us BikeWalkKC is not your average nonprofit organization. In addition to traditional fundraising efforts, we incorporate a social enterprise approach to increase our self sufficiency. We offer fee-based services […]

What is Community Planning?

In April, Community Planning Director Tresa Carter moderated a panel discussion with three local planners: Sara Copeland (FAICP), Triveece Penelton (AICP, NOMA), and Jenna Fernandez. This program was born from a desire to better educate community members about what the heck community planning means!  At its core, BikeWalkKC aims to empower individuals and communities to […]

Roeland Park Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure Analysis

BikeWalkKC is assisting North Kansas City and project engineers with the design and construction of a two-way cycle track on Burlington Street. Anticipated completion date is 2024. BikeWalkKC’s primary role is to provide technical design guidance as construction documents are prepared; share local, regional, and national best practices for this type of infrastructure; and, help to coordinate with MoDOT. 

Spring Hill Sidewalk Study

BikeWalkKC is assisting North Kansas City and project engineers with the design and construction of a two-way cycle track on Burlington Street. Anticipated completion date is 2024. BikeWalkKC’s primary role is to provide technical design guidance as construction documents are prepared; share local, regional, and national best practices for this type of infrastructure; and, help to coordinate with MoDOT.