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.
Category Archives: Walking
Prairie Village City Council approves pedestrian improvements on Mission Road
This week the Prairie Village City Council adopted a 2016 budget that includes sidewalk improvements for a stretch of Mission Road near Shawnee Mission East High School and St. Ann Catholic School. Neighborhood residents organized the request after recent traffic crashes on this popular route for students walking to school. The Prairie Village Post has […]
BikeWalkKC Participates in Prospect Avenue Pedestrian, Transit, and Bicycle Safety Assessment
Prospect Avenue has been identified as a “Corridor of Concern” for pedestrian injuries and fatalities. On Friday, March 27th BikeWalkKC will join local, state, and federal partners in a safety assessment of the corridor.
Blue Springs sidewalk plan seeking resident input
Share your thoughts and suggestions about sidewalks in Blue Springs.
BikeWalkKC conducts walkability audit at Hale Cook Elementary School
Parents and neighbors invite BikeWalkKC to help ensure kids can walk and bike to Hale Cook Elementary when Waldo school reopens this fall.
Kansas City area students celebrate International Walk to School
Students from 38 schools representing 16 districts participated in International Walk to School Day this week — a 21 percent increase from last year. Here are some highlights from some of the schools that participated: James Elementary in Kansas City, Mo. promoted the event with student designed posters, door prizes, raffle prizes, and certificates for […]