By David Hansen Through a recent evaluation of the East High School Bike Club thanks to grant support from the Menorah Heritage Foundation, we have confirmed empirically what we already knew anecdotally: Bike Club is gets more kids riding bikes! Through BikeWalkKC’s partnership with the Menorah Heritage Foundation, BikeWalkKC staff attended the UMKC Bloch School […]
This #FeelGoodFriday, we want to celebrate our friends at the Rosedale Development Association (RDA)! RDA has been committed to the health and wellness of its community since it was established as the Rosedale Community Council in 1945. Over the last 70 years, RDA has engaged neighbors, businesses, and organizations to provide food assistance, repair homes, and […]
In an earlier blog post this week, we outlined steps we believe KCMO leadership can take to make real progress on installing bikeways in Kansas City. Many of you have asked what BikeWalkKC is doing and how you can help. What BikeWalkKC is doing Regular meetings with the City Manager, City Councilmembers, and city staff […]
Share your thoughts about how to make Prairie Village a better place to bike for both transportation and recreation.
BikeWalkKC has launched a new blog about bike commuting in the city, called KC SpokesPeople. The blog will feature posts by local bloggers who will write about their experiences on the road, from figuring out what to wear to dealing with bike maintenance and safety skills. BikeWalkKC found two bloggers, Tika Wrisner and Stephanie Iser, […]
by Eric Bunch, Director of Education. Although I wouldn’t normally classify this type of post as ‘news’, I think we would all agree that Blizzard 2011 was a major news story for most of the country last February. Kansas City found itself buried under more than a foot of snow. So before the inevitble strikes […]
What: A new master plan for the north-central part of KC North. Where: KCMO between Gladstone and Smithville, from the Clay/Platte County line east to N. Indiana and N. Woodland Avenues. When: May through December, 2011. Why: Will guide future development of the built environment, streets and transportation system, parks and recreation, neighborhoods, businesses, etc. […]