Cleaver Boulevard Project

A Road Diet will repurpose automobile space for people space with new sidewalks, bike lanes, and crosswalks.

More bike lanes and sidewalks coming to Longview Road

Today City officlals broke ground on the next phase of improvements to Longview Road in southeast KC, including bike lanes and sidewalks. The first phase went from Grandview Road to Blue Ridge Boulevard, and this next phase will extend almost to Longview Lake its trail system. This important east/west link in southeast KC will link […]

Citizen requests for bike lanes

We asked residents to speak up in support of including bike lanes in the city's fall repaving program, and you sent some great messages to the Mayor and City Council. Thank you so much for taking the time to support making our city safer and more accessible for everyone! 16 miles of streets on the […]

More bike lanes coming to Southwest Boulevard

Last summer we asked local cities to Put Paint to Pavement for more bike lanes and crosswalks. Over one thousand people sent postcards to their mayors, and this summer two cities are responding to your requests. Southwest Boulevard is on the verge of becoming a truly bistate bike commuter corridor with bike lanes on the […]

Star praises bike lanes coming to Southwest Boulevard

“When bicyclists envision a transportation network — bike lanes connecting the area, making it safe to be healthy while getting around — they always sigh in frustration when the route from Johnson County to downtown Kansas City comes up.” See our Southwest-Merriam project page for more information on the plan to add bike lanes in the […]

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 […]