In the spirit of “The Golden Age of Bicycles,” BikeWalkKC cordially invites you to attend in the eighth annual Kansas City Tweed Ride – Velocipede & Tweed Indeed! Please join us on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at Cliff Drive, Kessler Park in Kansas City, MO for an afternoon of sophisticated social revelry upon the most marvelous machines ever […]
KCMO’s long quest to build bike lanes in the urban core has been in the news a lot lately. You can learn about the city’s latest plan to hopefully build some bike lanes in 2017 at tonight’s meeting of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). Deputy Public Works Director Ralph Davis is scheduled to […]
In an earlier blog post this week, we outlined steps we believe KCMO leadership can take to make real progress on installing bikeways in Kansas City. Many of you have asked what BikeWalkKC is doing and how you can help. What BikeWalkKC is doing Regular meetings with the City Manager, City Councilmembers, and city staff […]
Grand Boulevard and other Downtown bike lanes won’t be coming in 2017, and the problems they face could jeopardize other planned bike lanes around the city. In June of this year, the beleaguered Grand bike lane project was dealt another setback in its long struggle toward implementation. The Federal Highway Administration nixed the City’s latest […]
The Tour of KC is a multi-day cycling festival celebrating health, fitness, and the City of Kansas City while promoting the cycling culture. With opportunities for every level of bicycle enthusiast, from the novice rider to the professional racer, there is something for everyone. Cyclists can participate in non-competitive events including the area’s first Gran […]
Now is your opportunity to speak up! Where do you want to bike? What barriers to do you face? What would help you feel safer and more comfortable?
Unpredented investment in walking and biking gets a big thumbs up thanks to everyone who wrote a letter, volunteered, and spoke up at City Hall
If you are frustrated with the pace of adding bike lanes on the streets of Kansas City, you are not alone. The KCMO City Auditor has released a performance audit of “Bike KC” – the city’s 2001 bike plan, finding it was inadequate from the start and a series of challenges over the last 15 years have doomed its success.
New bridge over I-670 is a great Complete Street for everyone, but long-planned bike lanes connecting the bridge to the rest of Downtown are hit with yet another delayed.
Neighborhood support wins remake of Armour Boulevard in Midtown with road diet, protected bike lanes, and new crosswalks. Last weekend KCMO Public Works unveiled plans for the city’s first protected bike lanes on Armour Boulevard in Midtown. The new design coming in 2017 will create one-way protected bike lanes or cycletracks on each side of the […]