UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in KCMO

A pedestrian has died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash on the afternoon of Thursday, December 5. The crash happened at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Poplar Avenue around 3:40 pm. The victim, identified as 63-year-old Carrie M. Davis, was crossing the street when she was struck by a driver heading […]

PRESS RELEASE: Man killed in hit-and-run in KCMO

A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the evening of Friday, November 29. The crash occurred around 7:45 pm near the intersection of Independence and Cypress avenues. Authorities, responding to a request for help from a bystander, found the victim on the street. The driver fled the scene before they arrived. The victim […]

Policy Brief #1: Where Housing and Transportation Intersect

We will be releasing a series of policy briefs that highlight the overlap between multimodal transportation and other important issues for the metro. This is the first installment of that series. Housing is not truly affordable if residents must drive everywhere to access jobs, education, and other services. Many households in Kansas City spend as […]

Linwood Corridor Public Meeting

Public Meeting Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Come any time between 5:30 – 7 p.m. (short presentation at 5:45 p.m.) Mohart Multipurpose Center Multipurpose Room 3200 Wayne Kansas City, MO 64109 Share Your Ideas If you could improve transportation along Linwood Boulevard in Kansas City, what would you do? The City of Kansas City, in coordination […]

BikeWalkKC supports Local Control of KCPD

Local control of the Kansas City, MO Police Department (KCPD) is again in the news as leaders discuss ways to reduce our city’s tragically high homicide rate. The number of people killed by cars is comparable to those killed by guns, and local control of KCPD could help reduce the lesser known but equally deadly […]

BikeWalkKC supports KCMO Tenants Bill of Rights

Housing is not truly affordable if residents must drive everywhere to access jobs, education, and services. Many households in Kansas City spend as much or more on transportation than on housing. Like housing, disparities in access to transportation disproportionately burden historically disinvested communities of color, low wealth, and the disabled. We support the Tenants Bill […]

PRESS RELEASE: Pedestrian struck near Ruskin High School

A person was struck by the driver of a car near Ruskin High School on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 2. Officers are still trying to piece together what happened at the scene of the crash. Initial reports indicated that multiple pedestrians had been hit by the driver intentionally, but that information has not been […]

Bike paths aren’t just for cyclists

We are disappointed that the KC Star Editorial Board has chosen to mischaracterize safer streets in Kansas City as a false choice between improvements to the built environment (like bike paths) and other issues facing residents, while ignoring the long-standing disparities in safety and connectivity on the East Side. Residents there are not only more […]