Tresa biked to work, and you can, too!

Tresa Carter loves to walk. She enjoys spending time in nature, even when the nature is nestled in between houses and sidewalks in her KCMO neighborhood. Her dog, Winnie, takes in the scents and sounds while Tresa waves to her neighbors and soaks up the sunshine.  As BikeWalkKC’s Director of Community Planning, she wants to […]

Mobile Workshop: Suburban transportation bicycling

Bicycling is a fun way to incorporate a bit of exercise into your day and a bit of green into your commute! Join us for a zero-emissions trip to Johnson County Community College on trails and city streets. As we ride we will take note of policies, infrastructure, and strategies make it easier and safer to ride […]

KCMO Budget Virtual Public Meeting

The proposed budget has been released in KCMO! This enormous document lays out what the city plans to fund for the next fiscal year starting May 1st. Everything from housing and stormwater to public art and emergency services is included. There’s also funding for transportation. Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: […]

Open House- 11th/12th Complete Streets Corridor Study

Save the date: the City of KCMO and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority are planning an in-person open house to share findings from the 11th/12th Complete Streets study. Come see the potential for an east-west corridor that prioritizes transit, pedestrians, and bicyclists! 11th/12th Complete Streets Open House Wednesday, March 2 from 4 p.m.- 6 […]

We can do both! A better version of Ordinance 210966 advances

An amended version advances which will allow for better planning and community engagement. Earlier today, the KCMO transportation committee met to discuss Ordinance 210966, which, in its original iteration, would have significantly limited efforts to implement Complete Streets and Vision Zero if adopted. BikeWalkKC had worked with Councilwoman Robinson to try to address issues with […]

The “Neighborhood Inclusion” Policy Still Falls Short

UPDATE: When this ordinance was debated at City Council on December 8, 2021, 1st District Councilmember Heather Hall proposed making it apply to the entire city. This means that existing and future bike facilities are at risk. Here’s how you can take action to save Complete Streets and Vision Zero in KC: Call your councilmembers and […]

KCMO’s 3rd District wants safer streets; let’s work together to make it happen

Last week, 3rd District Councilmember Melissa Robinson introduced legislation (KCMO Ordinance 210966) that would remove bike lanes from the 3rd District, prioritize neighborhood associations over other community stakeholders when making decisions about future bikeway projects, and exempt the 3rd District from the city’s Complete Streets ordinance.  We agree with the Councilmember that City Hall persistently […]