Join other non-profits at The Independence Social Service Summit IV. This is the fourth year of bringing a variety of social service agencies together which support the citizens of Independence. Be prepared to make connections, brainstorm partnership opportunities and receive valuable education. Regardless of the population you serve (elderly, youth, furry friends, etc.), there are likely untapped […]
The new year is already off to a fast start. Spring is right around the corner, but that is not the only green that BikeWalkKC will be keeping an eye on: The City of Kansas City, Missouri is in the process of reviewing its budget for 2018 (check it out here) and we want to […]
Join MARC, BikeKC, RideKC, the City of KCMO and MoDOT KC for a joint community meeting for two Planning Sustainable Places projects – Connecting Swope & Prospect Ave Right-of-Ways Study. The community meeting format will consist of a 15-minute presentation on Connections Across 71 Highway (to begin at 6:00 p.m.) followed by a 15-minute presentation […]
KCMO’s long quest to build bike lanes in the urban core has been in the news a lot lately. You can learn about the city’s latest plan to hopefully build some bike lanes in 2017 at tonight’s meeting of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). Deputy Public Works Director Ralph Davis is scheduled to […]
This week the Kansas City Star offers two views on the region’s progress to improve biking. First, the Northland and Johnson County editions feature several local cyclists, several options for folks to join a group ride or neighborhood bike community, and some promising progress in cities like Shawnee and North Kansas City. 816 North and […]
Mayor Mark Holland recently provided this update on progress in Kansas City, KS and Wyandotte. Several exciting things are happening in the community that support Mayor Holland’s goal improving the health of KCK by getting people moving. More on-street bike lanes coming to 10th and 12th Streets Celebration of the first segment of levee trail […]
The Kansas City Area Transit Authority has plans in the works for rerouting all of their buses onto what they are calling Transit Emphasis Corridors (TEC). The north-south routes will follow Grand and the east-west routes will follow 11th/12th. Besides the obvious connections transit has to walkability, these plans have implications for riding a bike […]
KC’s famous boulevard and parkway system is a great place to walk and bike, but it can be even better. Let our city leaders know that you support bike/ped in new design standards for parkways and boulevards.
WIth new bike lanes and sharrows, a north/south cross-river bike corridor is taking shape from North Kansas City, through Downtown, to Midtown.
Please stop by this public meeting to support the next phase of the bi-state Complete Street project for Southwest Boulevard and Merriam Lane. The Unified Government needs to hear your support for prioritizing bike/ped safety over car parking.