Fairmount District Plan

In Independence, Missouri, U.S. Highway 24 runs through the heart of the historic Fairmount Business District. Wide roads, fast traffic, lack of sidewalks, and confusing intersections all limit the potential of this area to attract visitors, support investment, and achieve its full potential. BikeWalkKC worked with community partners and the project team to improve the […]

MARC Green Infrastructure Strategy

In 2017, BikeWalkKC partnered on a team to assist the Mid America Regional Council with the development of the first and second phases of a Regional Green Infrastructure Strategy. Phase 1 of this work used existing data and plans to identify opportunities for implementation of integrated green infrastructure solutions to link multiple human, natural, and […]

Roeland Park Bicycle + Pedestrian Infrastructure Strategy

In partnership with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment and the City of Roeland Park, BikeWalkKC undertook a review of Roeland Park’s Sidewalk Improvement Plan and made recommendations on project priorities to create a network of safe and comfortable pedestrian and bicycle connections throughout the City. The priority projects identified in this strategy […]

Multimodal Transportation Planning

Planning for and investing in quality neighborhoods through public infrastructure is essential to transform communities into safe, vital, and sustainable places. Transportation infrastructure connects residents to critical employment, education, and services, while also supporting safe and active public spaces. BikeWalkKC works with local communities to plan thoughtfully for multimodal transportation systems. Strategic coordination of public […]

KCMO Bicycle Demand Analysis

BikeWalkKC assisted the City of Kansas City, Missouri with a demand analysis to identify priority corridors and routes for future bicycle infrastructure investments. Related previous work by the City focused on the development of the BikeKC Design Tool to evaluate appropriate and viable bicycle facility designs based on a variety of factors related to the […]

A Heaping Helping of Healthy Communities

The R.B. Doolin Center is named after the late superintendent for the North Kansas City School District, Dr. R.B. Doolin. Dr. Doolin, who retired in 1977, worked tirelessly to ensure that the children of the district received a good education because he understood how important it was for the community. Yet it wasn’t his efforts […]

Traffic Calming Lending Library

Traffic Calming Lending Library Traffic calming makes streets safer for people who walk and bike by reducing the speed at which cars travel. BikeWalkKC has materials available for individuals and organizations to use for traffic calming demonstration, pop-up, better block, and tactical urbanism events.   From the blog: Pop-up Traffic Calming Demonstration a Great Success, […]

Call for Green Infrastructure Proposals, Technical Assistance Available

BikeWalkKC is assisting the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and its partners with a regional effort to document, promote, and showcase nature-based projects through a new Green Infrastructure Playbook and Atlas. What kinds of projects are considered? The initiative will showcase many different types of green infrastructure projects, including projects that are central to BikeWalkKC’s mission: […]

Bike Parking Consulting Services

Bike parking and bike amenities are fast becoming a necessary amenity for modern businesses that prioritize accessibility, sustainability, and community benefit. It’s good for your tenants, customers, your bottom line, and the planet! BikeWalkKC’s team of qualified bike parking consultants can help. Email us at info@bikewalkkc.org to get started Customized bike parking solutions: FREE site […]