#GOVote: A YES Vote on Questions 1, 2, 3 is a Vote for Sidewalks

Over the next two weeks, in a series called #GOVote, we will explore the many reasons BikeWalkKC endorses KCMO Questions 1, 2, 3 on the April 4th ballot. Follow along as we detail the myriad benefits these measures bring to walking and biking in KCMO. GO Bond Question 1 would establish a $150m fund for […]

Protected bike lanes coming to KC

Neighborhood support wins remake of Armour Boulevard in Midtown with road diet, protected bike lanes, and new crosswalks. Last weekend KCMO Public Works unveiled plans for the city’s first protected bike lanes on Armour Boulevard in Midtown. The new design coming in 2017 will create one-way protected bike lanes or cycletracks on each side of the […]

Our Local Governments Need Street Design Standards

Perhaps you have heard the term “Complete Streets” or “Livable Streets”. Maybe you even know what makes a street complete or livable. And chances are good that you live and/or work in a community that has adopted a complete streets policy. But you are probably wondering why your streets still look more like the top […]

Speak up for walking and bicycling in KCK

KCK residents, please take some time speak up for walking and bicycling in the Unified Government's 2013 budget. In January 2011 KCK was the second local city to create a Complete Streets policy to better integrate walking, bicycling, and transit into the community's transportation system. That policy is now becoming reality as the Unified Government […]