Public Meeting for Kaw River Bike/Ped Connector Bridge June 22nd

Could an abandoned railroad bridge next to Kemper Arena become a landmark destination and a bi-state trail connection? This old railroad bridge in the West Bottoms is being studied for re-use as a bike/ped connector over the Kaw River and a new landmark public space uniquely situated above the river linking KCK and KCMO. The […]

Bike Club Students as Advocates

BikeWalkKC Education Programs Combine Policy and Advocacy By David Hansen, BikeWalkKC Instructor This spring, two BikeWalkKC-sponsored Bike Clubs met with KCMO government officials to learn about and offer input on the new #KCBikePlan. Students from Kansas City Public School’s East High School Bike Club rode their bikes to City Hall on May 4th and sat […]

Action Alert – Streetcar to Riverfront, speak up for biking and walking

Transit officials are studying a second streetcar extension to Berkley Riverfront Park, possibly using the existing and narrow Grand Avenue viaduct that currently connects the City Market with the riverfront. Your voice is needed at the public meeting on May 31st to help BikeWalkKC ensure good bike and pedestrian access is included from the beginning. […]

Mobank Sponsors New Kansas City BCycle 2.0 Fleet

BikeWalkKC is pleased to announce that Mobank will serve as the sponsor of our Kansas City BCycle 2.0 bike fleet. These lighter, new bikes in high-visibility “Mobank orange” feature front and rear integrated lights, an all-weather saddle, three-speed shifting, comfort and control for riders of all sizes, hardcase all-weather tires, internal cable routing and drivetrain. A […]

BLAST Pilot for Burke 3rd Graders

This semester, Burke Elementary School (Hickman Mills School District) and BikeWalkKC partnered up to deliver our first-ever 3rd grade version of the Bicycle Lesson and Safety Training (BLAST) program! Our education team drafted a four-session program specifically designed for 3rd graders, with the goal of preparing them for our full BLAST curriculum in the future. […]

Previewing the Rock Island Corridor

BikeWalkKC takes a sneak peek at the Rock Island corridor in Jackson County ahead of trail construction. Later this year Jackson County’s Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority will kick-off construction of the first phase of trail between the Truman Sports Complex and western Lee’s Summit. Some of us snuck out of the BikeWalkKC office for an afternoon […]