We will be releasing a series of policy briefs that highlight the overlap between multimodal transportation and other important issues for the metro. This is the first installment of that series. Housing is not truly affordable if residents must drive everywhere to access jobs, education, and other services. Many households in Kansas City spend as […]
Public Meeting Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Come any time between 5:30 – 7 p.m. (short presentation at 5:45 p.m.) Mohart Multipurpose Center Multipurpose Room 3200 Wayne Kansas City, MO 64109 Share Your Ideas If you could improve transportation along Linwood Boulevard in Kansas City, what would you do? The City of Kansas City, in coordination […]
Last night, the North Kansas City City Council held a special public meeting to discuss the recent “complete street” improvements to Armour Road, to decide then and there whether to rip out the changes less than a month after they were completed. The meeting, and its outcome, came down to numbers: Grassroots organizers in support […]
The mayor and city council of North Kansas City are considering removing recently-finished Complete Streets project on Armour Road, and will likely decide next steps at this special public meeting. There will be time for public comment: the mayor and city council need to hear why keeping Armour’s improvements in place is important to you. […]
As the region’s only metro-wide pedestrian/bicycle advocacy organization, BikeWalkKC works in city halls across the five-county region to speak up for improvements to the built environment for all who live, work, and visit our cities. North Kansas City is one such city that we believe has been a leader in planning and implementing projects that […]
Learn about Lenexa’s new Complete Streets plan for filling in sidewalk gaps, expanding the trail system, and adding on-street bike lanes.
Traffic deaths are as much of an epidemic as homicides. Ongoing media narratives about bikes versus cars ignore the real human cost of dangerous streets, which disproportionately impact communities of color and low wealth.
During the month of August you have an opportunity to influence the next KCMO city budget, especially to speak up for investments in walking, biking, and transit. Attend an interactive session where you can share your ideas for the city’s budget and how it reflects the city’s goals for transportation, public health, equity, and more.
With schools around the region expanding summer school offerings, the BikeWalkKC Education Team has even more opportunities to teach young people Bicycle Lessons and Safety Training (BLAST). In a recent session at Lakewood Elementary in North KC, students received three weeks of bike safety education and riding practice. Our instructors spent the first 5 days […]
You’re invited to help envision a new gathering place in Lykins’ neighborhood! Attend this “charette” (design workshop), or the post-charette reception to learn more and give feedback on this project.