North Kansas City Complete Streets Public Meeting

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. […]

Why do we care about Armour Road in North Kansas City?

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 […]

Speak Up for walking & biking in the KCMO City Budget

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.

25 miles with Lakewood Elementary

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 […]

Lykins “Summer Charette”

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. 

Bike Commuting Basics at REI

Join David Hansen, safe streets advocate and Education Specialist from BikeWalkKC, as he discusses the joys and benefits of active transportation, commuting by bike in the city, and limiting car-dependency. Learn about bike facilities popping up across the metro and how you can advocate for better and safer infrastructure in your own town.

Anthony Saluto Ghost-Bike Rack Dedication

Join the Saluto family, Lorrie Brown, and BikeWalkKC in honoring the life of Anthony Saluto with ceremony dedicating a special “ghost-bike” rack in his memory.  The ceremony will take place on Sunday, April 14 at 3pm at City Market Park in Kansas City, Missouri. If you’re not familiar with Anthony’s story, you can read more […]