Since the adoption of the Complete Streets ordinance in 2017, the City of KCMO has been working to find opportunities to improve the built environment for all road users. The most recent effort on this front is the soon-to-be-complete improvements along portions of Gillham Plaza between Armour Boulevard and 31st Street. You can learn more […]
By Lati Horton AmeriCorps VISTA Community Ambassador I joined the BikeWalkKC team through the AmeriCorps VISTA program in January of this year. I am excited to be a part of such an inspiring organization, and I’ve had the opportunity to learn a great deal about aspects of the built environment thus far. During my first […]
Join us from the comfort of your kitchen table for an advocacy update from BikeWalkKC’s Michael Kelley! We’ll cover places for people during the pandemic and share active transportation news from around the metro. Have questions or ideas? Email Michael ahead of time, or bring them to the meet up. This virtual meeting is open […]
It started with rainbows in the windows. In mid-March, social media and news outlets reported children around the world are making rainbows to hang in their street-facing windows to spread a little joy and color to their neighbors during the Coronavirus crisis. Then people started propping teddy bears in windows to entertain kids out on […]
BYOB to a Virtual Handlebar Happy Hour! Michael Kelley will host a casual discussion of the latest news in walking and biking in our region. Learn what is changing, what is staying the same, and what you can do about it. This virtual meeting is open to all. Registered participants will receive the Zoom link […]
How do you move through your neighborhood? Do you feel comfortable walking, or is driving the only safe mode? Use these tips and resources to do your own walkability audit: Choose your location. For your first audit, start small with one intersection or your regular walking route. Draw a map of your audit area or […]
As part of our efforts at the state level to support active transportation, BikeWalkKC works with the group Missourians for Responsible Transportation (MRT). MRT works to “develop strong communities by aligning local and regional advocacy efforts for streets, roads, and trails that work for all Missourians” and we do that in collaboration with partners from […]
Help make infrastructure and policy creating safer streets and better biking and walking a priority in the budget.
Speak up for safer streets and better walking and biking at a public budget hearing near you!
This is your chance to learn about the 2021 City of KCMO budget and participate in the process.
Do you think that connections between major destinations, trails, streets, and other places could be easier to understand? The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), and many local jurisdictions are working hard to make walking, bicycling, and transit better for you. Come learn about their efforts at this open house.