KCMO Public Meeting: Avenida Cesar E. Chavez

Join the meeting Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6-7 PM via Microsoft Teams Meeting Link: https://bit.ly3eYQrz0 Call-in info: +1 872-212-5076 Phone Conference ID: 561 172 849# You can learn more about the project by clicking here. The proposed project would bring key multimodal improvements to the street between Summit Street and State Line Road near HyVee […]

Because of This: Just Ride

Just Ride is a community bike ride series rooted in the ideas of community, communities + mobility justice. Organized by Urban Planner and Placemaker, Emmanuel Cook Jr., Just Ride advocates for the right to live in and move through public space without the fear of violence, harm, or oppression. This series is a collaboration with a KC Urban […]

What’s a PIAC?

The KCMO Public Improvements Advisory Committee wants to fund improvements in your community! Do people drive too fast through your neighborhood? Does the local park need more places to sit and rest? Would a bioswale improve stormwater drainage on your block? The City of Kansas City, Missouri wants to hear what projects matter to you […]

Let’s Talk: Black Girls Do Bike

Jennifer Lindsey knew she couldn’t be the only Black woman who rides bikes in Kansas City, but she rarely encountered other women of color on the trails or at group rides. She started started a Kansas City chapter of Black Girls Do Bike to meet other Black women bicyclists and to establish visible “roll models” […]

KCMO takes important step towards decriminalizing walking and biking

The City Council voted unanimously on May 6, 2021 to repeal statutes related to dirty wheels, bike inspections, and jaywalking. Since the summer of 2020, BikeWalkKC has advocated for the decriminalization of walking and biking. In a letter to Mayor Quinton Lucas, we identified three portions of the municipal code which effectively criminalized the activities […]

Decriminalizing Jaywalking: A National Discussion

Monday, May 3rd 3:00 p.m. Central Time (4:o0 p.m. Eastern Time) Join the growing nationwide movement to decriminalize jaywalking in this United States! Learn about the impacts of these laws and what advocates and policymakers are doing throughout the country to create more equitable, inclusive and just systems for ALL. The all-star lineup of speakers […]

Press Release: National Discussion to Highlight Trend Toward Decriminalization of Jaywalking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2021 CONTACTS: Angie Schmitt: 614-499-3239 angie@3mphplanning.com Caro Jauregui 562-320-2139  Caro@calwalks.org National Discussion to Highlight Trend Toward Decriminalization of Jaywalking More and more cities and states are rethinking rules that criminalize walking. From Virginia to California to Kansas City, decriminalizing jaywalking is no longer a radical idea but an increasingly viable […]

Let’s Talk: Decriminalizing Mobility

Kansas City, like much of the nation, has grappled with what it means to create public spaces which protect Black and Brown people. For BikeWalkKC, part of that discussion has included a push to decriminalize walking and biking. But what does that mean, and how would it work for our community? In this info session, […]

Intersections of Neighborhood Health

Join BikeWalkKC for a conversation with Dina Newman, Director of UMKC’s Center for Neighborhoods. Walking and biking are important to the health of our communities, along with many other things like access to health care, crime and personal safety, housing security, cultural opportunities, and education. This conversation will be about this broad concept of community […]