2022 Bike Friendly State Rankings for Kansas and Missouri

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 […]

Merriam Connected Corridor Plan Open House

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 […]

Basehor Connected Public Meeting

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 […]

Reimagine 47th Place

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. […]

Kansas Active Transportation Plan Online Public Meetings

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 […]

April Virtual City Bicycling with Johnson County Library

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 […]

KDOT Kicks off Active Transportation Planning

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 […]

Leawood Family Stride and Ride **

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 […]