Rolling on the Rock Island

Join us for a conversation with Matt Davis, Rock Island Program Manager and Senior Planner with Jackson County Parks + Rec. Get the latest news and updates on the rail trail and hear about future plans for the corridor!

Independence teacher delivers bicycle joy

BikeWalkKC is not currently able to accept bike donations due to the Regional Stay at Home order, but we love this teacher’s initiative to bring joy to the families she serves. As part of our series on #SpacesforPeopleKC, we encourage you to share your own ideas for creating a culture of active living in your […]

BikeWalkKC is helping Eastern Jackson County develop Complete Streets

In working to improve the built environment for those who walk and bike, BikeWalkKC advocates for policies that support broader, multimodal infrastructure improvements in communities across the Kansas City metro. One of the main policy levers we support on this front relates to Complete Streets. As the National Complete Streets Coalition (NCSC) explains, “Complete Streets […]

“Truman Connected” Public Meeting

The City of Independence is holding a public meeting to share information about the “Truman Connected” project, which features a pedestrian and bicycle path that will connect residents and visitors to neighborhoods, Independence Square, Truman Library, Englewood Arts District, Truman Sports Complex, and the Rock Island Trail.  Community feedback is important to developing the best possible […]

Bike to the Royals

Join BikeWalkKC and the Jackson County Rock Island Railroad Authority for a group ride to Kauffman Stadium to see the Royals play the Cleveland Indians.

Swope/Prospect Connectivity Community Meeting

Join MARC, BikeKC, RideKC, the City of KCMO and MoDOT KC for a joint community meeting for two Planning Sustainable Places projects – Connecting Swope & Prospect Ave Right-of-Ways Study. The community meeting format will consist of a 15-minute presentation on Connections Across 71 Highway (to begin at 6:00 p.m.) followed by a 15-minute presentation […]

Summer Breeze Bicycle Tour **

Summer Breeze is the last big ride of summer and you won’t want to miss it… especially this year! We have lots of exciting primo new road to share with you. Low traffic, scenic countryside, you and your friends = awesomeness on a beautiful summer day! Parking at Longview Community College (registration/check-in will be across […]

Tour de Lakes 2017**

The Tour de Lakes 16th annual Tom Logan Memorial bike ride will take place Saturday, June 24, 2017. It all starts at the Longview Recreation Center, located at View High and Third Street, Lee’s Summit, MO near NE Longview. The ride starts at 7:00 A.M. rain or shine. The route will be marked and maps are […]