Leah and her neighbors at Leawood City Hall

A Coalition for a Crosswalk in Leawood

In October 2021, a driver struck Leah Maugans’ son while he was crossing the street near Lee Boulevard and 93rd street. Thankfully, her son survived. In the aftermath of the crash, Leah began pushing for the City of Leawood to install a crosswalk to keep other residents safe. She reached out to BikeWalkKC for help, […]

New crosswalk crew and city policy is making intersections safer

Kansas City’s new Crosswalk Crew is hard at work this summer updating intersections with fresh paint and upgrading them to the highly visible “ladder” and “continental” style crosswalks. We applaud the City Manager’s Office, the Public Works Department, Mayor, and City Council for prioritizing crosswalks in the City budget and making much-needed investments in better crosswalks.

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 […]