ADVOCACY ALERT: Speak Up for the KCMO Budget!

It’s that time of year in KCMO: budget season! Each year, the Office of Management and Budget releases a proposed budget for the fiscal year, starting May 1. Over the course of about a month, the City Council works with each department and others to shape the budget and determine funding for various priorities before […]

BikeWalkKC supports the KCMO Transit Sales Tax Renewal 

BikeWalkKC’s mission is to “redefine our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living.” We want a transportation system that gives people options, eliminates barriers, and supports community and individual health.  Transit is an integral piece of how we make our vision a reality. While biking and walking often serve as […]

Join BikeWalkKC for National Week without Driving!

In too many parts of the Kansas City region, owning a car is the only way to fully participate in the community. Car ownership should not limit a person’s ability to live a full life, especially when you consider that: The average cost of owning a car has increased to over $12,000 a year. More […]

5 Safe Routes to School Success Stories

Go back to school with BikeWalkKC! We have highlighted a few of our favorite #SafeRoutesToSchool Success Stories: all true, all inspirational, and all absolutely doable. If these parents, school staff, and city leaders can work together to make change, you can too. Roesland Elementary The Roesland Elementary School PTA and the City of Roeland Park, […]

From the Paper to the Pavement in Blue Springs

Now open: a bridge between Blue Springs High School campuses Not even a freight train could stop Matt Roberds from building Safe Routes to School for students in Blue Springs! Two years ago, the Blue Springs City Council began planning improvements for Blue Springs High School, but the plan lacked any investment in better walking […]

Teamwork and perseverance pays off for safer streets in KCMO

Big Wins for #ConnectOurTrails! KCMO City Council approves three key pieces of legislation  Thanks to a coalition of city leaders, community partners, and everyday people like you, Kansas City took a key step towards building a better, more connected mobility network. The KCMO City Council approved three pieces of legislation that will help to make […]

Public comments needed on projects seeking Carbon Reduction funding

Deadline: June 30 Twenty-six local projects are vying for funding from Mid-America Regional Council’s (MARC) new Carbon Reduction Program, many of which focus on walking, biking, and transit as priorities for decarbonizing the region’s transportation system. This month, MARC is taking public comment from folks like you, so this is your chance to voice support […]