Understanding the Bike-Friendly State Rankings for Kansas and Missouri The League of American Bicyclists recently released their 2022 rankings of bike-friendly states, and the results were a mixed bag for Kansas and Missouri. Kansas improved from 37th in 2019 to 30th in 2022. Missouri regressed, falling from 35th in 2019 to 45th in 2022. The […]
You’re invited to attend the Merriam Connected Corridor Plan public open house on Tuesday, April 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Merriam Community Center. The plan is a joint effort among Overland Park, Merriam, the Unified Government of Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County, and Mid-America Regional Council to envision the future of the Merriam Corridor, a 4-mile […]
The City of Basehor has recently undertaken two important and transformative transportation improvement projects: the 155th Street Reconstruction project and the 158th Street Trail project. The momentum behind these projects represents a strong desire and commitment from the city to improve transportation connectivity throughout Basehor. Basehor Connected is an ongoing initiative that will use the […]
The City of Westwood, in partnership with the Mid-America Regional Council, YARD & Company, Bike Walk KC and Trekk Design Group are excited to announce ‘Reimagine 47th Place’; an interactive community engagement event and street demonstration project aimed at engaging stakeholders about the future design of 47th Place between Rainbow Blvd. and State Line Rd. […]
Help KDOT develop the first Active Transportation Plan (ATP) in 25 years The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is continuing to develop the Kansas ATP! Attend either of our June 15th online public meetings to comment on how to make the vision for active transportation a reality. The agenda will include: What we’ve learned Draft recommendations […]
Register to get the link to our live Zoom webinar. Learn the rules of the road and cycling confidence in this FREE class from Johnson County Library and BikeWalkKC! Our instructors will encourage you to ride farther and explore our region on bikes. Where: Your home! We will send you a link to a Zoom webinar for LIVE […]
The Kansas Department of Transportation is embarking on their first update of the state’s active transportation plan in 25 years. An exciting development, the “Kansas ATP will focus on how active transportation can be improved through better policies, planning, design and partnerships with other state agencies and local communities.” Read the press release for more […]
State leaders are supporting active transportation in Kansas. What’s next for the Sunflower State?
Gain the confidence you need to take Fairway by the handlebars at this family-friendly event.
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 […]