Beyond the Loop: 2 Refined Alternatives public meeting #2**

Please RSVP to Join the Conversation! As you know, the Broadway/O’Neil Bridge will need to be rehabilitated or replaced in the coming years and several options have emerged for a re-imagined North Loop in the context of a reconfigured river crossing. Public input on the changing needs of the region has informed an initial series […]

Beyond the Loop: 2 Refined Alternatives public meeting #1**

Please RSVP to Join the Conversation! As you know, the Broadway/O’Neil Bridge will need to be rehabilitated or replaced in the coming years and several options have emerged for a re-imagined North Loop in the context of a reconfigured river crossing. Public input on the changing needs of the region has informed an initial series […]

Glow Cycle Party at Onelife Fitness

Get your body in gear for a good cause! Onelife Fitness presents Glow Cycle! A high energy light up cycle class benefitting BikeWalkKC! Join us Friday night March 9th, 6:30pm for this fit party! Ticket includes glow gear and 2 raffle tickets! Plus stick around after for free wine and raffle prizes including workout attire, local […]

Gillham Corridor Open House *

The City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Mid-America Regional Council invite you to a community meeting to provide feedback on options for improving bike connections in the Gillham Road Corridor. The purpose of this project is to identify potential improvements for a bicycle corridor developed through both technical analysis and community engagement. The Gillham […]

BikeWalkKC Supports Streetcar Planning Ordinance

BikeWalkKC has submitted a letter of support for Ordinance No. 171032, which allows for further planning of proposed streetcar expansions. We believe that it is in the best interest of the city to continue to create a system that embraces all modes of transportation. You can read the letter below: January 10, 2018 Councilman Jermaine […]

Westport Ordinance Passed – What Now?

by Michael Kelley, Policy Coordinator After much heated debate, the KCMO City Council passed Ordinance No. 170893, which allows the City to privatize the sidewalks of Westport, specifically in the area of Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. There’s a great deal of information to unpack here, but for now, we’ll stick with what’s in the […]

Complete Streets are a reason to #FeelGoodFriday!

by Michael Kelley, Policy Coordinator Well, it took a three-hour session, two trips to City Hall, and one wooden bow tie, but… KCMO is getting Complete Streets! Yesterday, the Complete Streets ordinance came up for a vote before the City Council’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and passed, which we were expecting. The ordinance was co-sponsored […]

Complete Streets Ordinance Heading to City Council

The recent passage of the ballot measure to build a new terminal for KCI has already brought a number of benefits to the City of Fountains. In addition to demonstrating that our city can come together for an important cause, it is a prime example of the next chapter in Kansas City’s development. But while we […]

CranksgivingKC 2017 **

Kansas City, Missouri, November 18, 2017 – For the twelfth year in a row, bicyclists in Kansas City will take part in a charity food drive event, riding their bikes throughout the area purchasing needed groceries for St. Peter’s Social Services Food Pantry. There are no requirements other than to “get food” and “do it […]

BikeWalkKC opposes privatizing Westport streets and sidewalks

This week City Hall is again considering a proposal from Westport bar owners to privatize streets and sidewalks in the neighborhood. BikeWalkKC is opposing this plan because it is contrary to our mission of redefining our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living. It undermines many city plans to make […]