Put Paint to Pavement campaign update

Over 500 Kansas Citains have joined our call to Put Paint to Pavement by sharing their personal stories about how more bike lanes and crosswalks would improve the safety, health, and wallets of their families. Can you help us get to 1,000 by the end of August? We want that stack over on the right to be as tall as […]

Action Alert – Ask Congress to preserve bike/ped funding

Today the Chair of the US House Transportation Committee his vision for the future of federal transportation funding, and unfortunately it does not include the dedicated bicycle and pedestrian funding that has been crucial for hundreds of projects across Missouri.  We need your help today to let Congress know that there is strong support for […]

Federal Funding of local bike/ped projects

Federal funding programs are critical to the bicycle and pedestrian facilities and programs in greater Kansas City.  The Heart of America Bridge, Riverfront Heritage Trail, and Indian Creek Trail have been made possible by leveraging local funds with competitve federal grants. In the last 15 years over 100 projects have leveraged over $40 million federal […]

Crossing the Street Shouldn’t be Dangerous

Check out BikeWalkKC Board Member Sheila Styron’s powerful editorial in the KC Star explaining what it’s like for a blind person to cross the street, and how the City could be making it safer. Posted on Sun, Jul. 03, 2011Crossing the street shouldn’t be a dangerous leap of faithBy SHEILA STYRONSpecial to The Star   […]

It’s Time to Put Paint to Pavement

The Star just reiterated its call for 100 miles of new bike lanes in Kansas City, focusing on just 22 miles to paint this summer. We could not agree more!  The entire metro area has made great strides in planning new trails, adopting new policies like Complete Streets and educating the public about the health […]

KC Council votes on three big projects today

Today the KC City Council is voting projects to extend the Longview Road bike lanes in the south, extend the Line Creek Trail in the north, and complete the Little Blue Trace Trail in the east. The first vote is this morning at 8:15 a.m. in the Transportation and Infrastucture Committee, where BikeWalkKC will be […]

Advocacy

Current advocacy issues where your voice is needed to improve walking and biking in communities across the metro area.

Lee’s Summit Road

The wideing of Lee's Summit Road is a great opportunity for Kansas City and Lee's Summit to realize the vision of their new Complete Streets policies. Will the two cities fully seize this opportunity?