KCMO’s long quest to build bike lanes in the urban core has been in the news a lot lately. You can learn about the city’s latest plan to hopefully build some bike lanes in 2017 at tonight’s meeting of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). Deputy Public Works Director Ralph Davis is scheduled to […]
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Bikeways in KCMO: What we are doing and how you can help
In an earlier blog post this week, we outlined steps we believe KCMO leadership can take to make real progress on installing bikeways in Kansas City. Many of you have asked what BikeWalkKC is doing and how you can help. What BikeWalkKC is doing Regular meetings with the City Manager, City Councilmembers, and city staff […]
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 […]
Grand Boulevard bridge re-opens with bike lanes and wider sidewalks, but the rest of Downtown bike network is in limbo
New bridge over I-670 is a great Complete Street for everyone, but long-planned bike lanes connecting the bridge to the rest of Downtown are hit with yet another delayed.
Another setback for Grand Boulevard and Downtown Bike Network
One more challenge for the centerpiece of the city’s future bike network, but also an opportunity to try new strategies for picking up the pace of bike/ped progress in Kansas City.
Downtown bike network finally goes out to bid for contruction
The long, long-delayed project to add 13 miles of bike lanes in the Greater Downtown is finally moving forward! This morning the project went out to bid for a construction company to start the work this summer. It’s looking hopefully that this project will finally come to fruition later this year, after two years of […]
Downtown Bike Network Delayed Again
We are disappointed to learn that the plan for 13 miles of Downtown bike lanes and a road diet on Grand Boulevard has been delayed yet again.
Advocacy Alert: Downtown Bike Network and Grand Boulevard Road Diet
KCMO has a plan for 12 miles of new bike lanes linking the various neighborhoods of Downtown – River Market, Loop, Crossroads, Westside, 18th & Vine, and Crown Center. The centerpiece is a transformation of Grand Boulevard into a transit and bike corridor with buffered bike lanes, enhanced “super stops” for public transit, and a […]
Tactical urbanism projects transform two spots Downtown this weekend
KC will see not one but two tactical urbanism projects give tangible demonstrations for how small-scale changes can produce huge improvements in the livability of our neighborhoods.