Thursday in KCMO was a prime example of the power of teamwork. The City Council passed two resolutions supporting places for people: Vision Zero and an update to the City’s Climate Protection Plan. These victories were the result of community outreach and organizations standing together in solidarity for interdependent causes. The Vision Zero resolution, which […]
The League of American Bicyclists’ annual Advocacy and Education Awards are given out at the National Bike Summit each year. This year, BikeWalkKC’s Michael Kelley will be honored during the online celebrations.
Celebrate with Michael and other award winners virtually on May 14th at 4:30pm Every year the National Bike Summit recognizes individuals and organizations making outstanding contributions to the bike/ped movement. Due to the pandemic the Summit went virtual, and during May Bike Month so will the award celebrations. We are excited to share the news […]
By Lati Horton AmeriCorps VISTA Community Ambassador I joined the BikeWalkKC team through the AmeriCorps VISTA program in January of this year. I am excited to be a part of such an inspiring organization, and I’ve had the opportunity to learn a great deal about aspects of the built environment thus far. During my first […]
Join us from the comfort of your kitchen table for an advocacy update from BikeWalkKC’s Michael Kelley! We’ll cover places for people during the pandemic and share active transportation news from around the metro. Have questions or ideas? Email Michael ahead of time, or bring them to the meet up. This virtual meeting is open […]
BYOB to a Virtual Handlebar Happy Hour! Michael Kelley will host a casual discussion of the latest news in walking and biking in our region. Learn what is changing, what is staying the same, and what you can do about it. This virtual meeting is open to all. Registered participants will receive the Zoom link […]
The same app that uses crowd-sourcing to report street hazards like blocked crosswalks is now available to share and find necessary goods like toilet paper and fresh produce. OurStreets Supplies allows users to share quantities of basics and numbers of people in the store, reducing the risk of close contact with employees and shoppers. On […]
How do you move through your neighborhood? Do you feel comfortable walking, or is driving the only safe mode? Use these tips and resources to do your own walkability audit: Choose your location. For your first audit, start small with one intersection or your regular walking route. Draw a map of your audit area or […]
Not canceled, but reimagined: The National Bike Summit, an annual event hosted by the League of American Bicyclists that features informative breakout sessions, great networking opportunities, congressional lobbying efforts, and more. The COVID-19 virus made an in-person conference impossible, but rather than leaving attendees to “spin their wheels,” the League found a way to make […]
Help make infrastructure and policy creating safer streets and better biking and walking a priority in the budget.