Parents Advocating for Safe Streets meeting

UPDATE: In light of the current Omicron surge, the first PASS meeting on Jan. 10th will be completely virtual on Zoom. Click the link above to register. The first meeting of PASS – Parents Advocating for Safer Streets – will be Monday, January 10th. At this first meeting organizers hope to outline how families can start to […]

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 […]

How to Take on Harmful Jaywalking Laws

From America Walks Kansas City and Virginia recently decriminalized jaywalking and the California legislature right now is considering the same action They are driven by data and lived experiences that show BIPOC community members bear the burden of police enforcement at disproportionate rates, with the harm outweighing any alleged safety benefits. America Walks supports these […]

Reimagine 47th Place

The City of Westwood, in partnership with the Mid-America Regional Council, YARD & Company, Bike Walk KC and Trekk Design Group are excited to announce ‘Reimagine 47th Place’; an interactive community engagement event and street demonstration project aimed at engaging stakeholders about the future design of 47th Place between Rainbow Blvd. and State Line Rd. […]

3 ways to get more kids walking to school

As schools and families are experimenting with new ways to keep kids healthy and in school, perhaps it’s time to rely on old-fashioned transportation: walking and bicycling to school. Kids who walk and bike to school start their day with fresh air, exercise, and social interaction. They “get the wiggles out” before they sit down […]

Framing Our Equity Lenses Together

Join the KC-APA for ” Framing Our Equity Lenses Together ” on August 17, 2021 from 3 to 5 p.m. You’ll be able to participate in a virtual workshop that is interactive and transdisciplinary. During it, you and others will explore what equity could look like for Kansas City, Missouri’s built environment. We’ll also: Identify what […]

8th and Woodland (KCMO) Community Meeting

The City of Kansas City, Missouri Department of Public Works, in partnership with CSF Engineering, invites you to attend a community meeting about the 8th & Woodland pedestrian and streetscape improvements project. 8th and Woodland Community Meeting Details 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16 Samuel Rodgers Health Center Wayne Miner Community Room B 825 Euclid Ave. […]