Mile 5 (2015): Partnership seeks public funding for sidewalks

Mile 10 Campaign – BikeWalkKC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary! This year, we celebrate our 10th anniversary! BikeWalkKC was officially launched in April 2011 as a nonprofit organization with a mission and purpose to serve the bi-state Kansas City metro area. We were Kansas City’s first professional advocacy and education organization dedicated to bicycling and walking. […]

A budget for bikes is a reason to #FeelGoodFriday!

The new year is already off to a fast start. Spring is right around the corner, but that is not the only green that BikeWalkKC will be keeping an eye on: The City of Kansas City, Missouri is in the process of reviewing its budget for 2018 (check it out here) and we want to […]

Deja Vu All Over Again – Downtown KCMO Bikeways Delayed Until 2018

Grand Boulevard and other Downtown bike lanes won’t be coming in 2017, and the problems they face could jeopardize other planned bike lanes around the city. In June of this year, the beleaguered Grand bike lane project was dealt another setback in its long struggle toward implementation. The Federal Highway Administration nixed the City’s latest […]

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

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. The $450m portion of Question 1 will benefit bike lanes […]

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

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. Just like sidewalks, passage of GO Bond Question 1 would […]

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

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. In 2012 the City reached an agreement with the Department […]

#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 […]

City Council sends $800 million infrastructure bond to voters with big sidewalk and bike lane improvements

After a day of intense debate yesterday the KCMO City Council finally agreed on and unanimously approved an infrastructure program to send to voters on April 4th. Despite heavy pressure from the highway builders for a roads-first approach, the final plan that emerged yesterday has the potential to be transformational for walking, biking, and neighborhood […]