City tweaks Armour Boulevard Complete Streets project as data shows improvements in safety and usage

As we approach the one year anniversary of Kansas City’s first protected bike lanes on Armour Boulevard in KCMO, data from Public Works and the KCPD shows that traffic crashes are down, bike traffic is up, and car traffic is calmer. City Hall is also making some tweaks to the design in response to concerns about visibility at intersections for motorists. This data and the City’s willingness to make iterative improvements will help ensure lessons learned on Armour are used in the new bike plan and future bike lane projects.

Partner Profile: Health Forward Foundation

One of the benefits of working with local foundations is the deeply connected relationship a nonprofit builds with the organization. Since our very early days, BikeWalkKC has been a recipient of support from the Health Forward Foundation (HFF, formerly the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City). The Health Forward Foundation advocates for healthy and equitable communities […]

How to get the most out of a public meeting

Do you ever wonder how you can affect change in your own neighborhood? Policy Coordinator Michael Kelley shares how you can join the conversation at public meetings and speak up for what matters to you. BikeWalkKC regularly works in both the advocacy and planning realms to foster policy and changes to the built environment that […]

BikeWalkKC at Run 816

Join us for a morning run and social hour with our friends at Run 816. Meet at 8AM for the group run, or stop by a little later. Get the latest scoop on all things Tour de Bier 2019 and meet your neighbors who are redefining our streets as places for people!

Advocacy Opportunity: KC Streetcar Public Meeting

Speak up for bicycling and walking! Attend this public meeting to learn more about proposed bike and pedestrian connections along the future KC Streetcar route to the Berkley Riverfront. Questions about active transportation advocacy? Email info@bikewalkkc.org. Questions about this meeting? Email info@kcstreetcar.org.

5 gifts you can give your neighborhood

By now, most of us have checked all the usual suspects off our lists: slippers for Grandma, books for all the nieces and nephews, and a squeaky toy for the dog. But have you ever considered how to share the holiday spirit with your neighbors? Whether you squeeze it in to your holiday break, or […]

Pop-Up Traffic Calming: 10th & Benton

Do you want safer, more walkable streets in your neighborhood? Join BikeWalkKC, city staff, school district representatives, community organizations, and neighborhood leaders to recreate 10th & Benton! Bring the whole family and take part int this fun and engaging activity– this is your chance to build the block that you want! Snacks and drinks will […]

Pop-Up Traffic Calming: Van Brunt & St. John

Do you want safer, more walkable streets in your neighborhood? Join BikeWalkKC, city staff, school district representatives, community organizations, and neighborhood leaders to recreate Van Brunt & St. John! Bring the whole family and take part int this fun and engaging activity– this is your chance to build the block that you want! Snacks and […]