Join us at the Johnson County Central Resource Library to use the recently installed bicycle fix-it stands and learn bike maintenance skills! Our instructors will teach you how to keep your bike in good working order with a few basic tools and some practical know-how.
In this special edition of Confident City Cycling, families learn bike handling skills and the rules of the road together, PLUS have the chance to earn a FREE bike!
No worries, Alice Cooper, it’s highly unlikely you’ll see a rule book or a teacher’s dirty look at one of our Summer School bike education classes. You will, however, gain confidence, bike-handling skills, maintenance know-how, and maybe even a free bike! Mark your calendars now for these fun classes taught by our enthusiastic, trained educators: […]
Join David Hansen, safe streets advocate and Education Specialist from BikeWalkKC, as he discusses the joys and benefits of active transportation, commuting by bike in the city, and limiting car-dependency. Learn about bike facilities popping up across the metro and how you can advocate for better and safer infrastructure in your own town.
Celebrate active living in your community! Join us for International Walk to School Day, right here in the Kansas City metro: When kids walk or bike to school they not only get a daily dose of much-needed physical activity, they also burn off excess energy and arrive in the classroom ready to learn! Greater Kansas City’s […]
A boy who was riding his bike to school in Shawnee was injured Tuesday morning. The crash occurred around 7:40 a.m. at the intersection of 55th Street and Rosehill Road. Police say that the 12-year-old boy was riding his bike towards Ray Marsh Elementary when he was struck by a driver heading eastbound in the […]
Leawood Parks and Recreation and the Leawood Police Department are excited to announce Stride N’ Ride, a new event to encourage and educate the community about fitness and healthy transportation. Make fitness a family affair by learning how to incorporate walking and biking into your family lifestyle to form positive attitudes about getting active and staying […]
Last night the Overland Park Public Works Department presented its second annual bike master plan update to the City Council, and previewed the projects in the works for 2018. 2017 Highlights Bidding problems with construction contracts delayed several projects until 2018, but a few key segments did get built in 2017: 143rd and 159th Streets […]
Join us for a Public Open House: January 23! The City of Westwood is working in coordination with the City of Roeland Park, Unified Government of Wyandotte County-Kansas City, Kansas, and the Mid-America Regional Council to study improvements to 47th Street. This planning effort is exploring ways to make the 47th Street corridor safer, more […]
The City of Lenexa is studying future improvements to Quivira Road between 79th and 99th Streets. This is an important corridor across I-35, especially for people biking and walking. This week there is a public meeting where you can learn more about the project and show your support for including high quality access for walking […]