Secretary Julie Lorenz recently announced that she would be resigning her post as head of KDOT at the end of this year. Secretary Lorenz has been a champion for multimodal transportation in the State of Kansas and her policy accomplishments deserve praise. They include: Updating the Statewide Active Transportation Plan: At the direction of Secretary […]
For the past several years, BikeWalkKC has been working to expand and improve walking, biking, accessibility, and transit in Kansas. We are fortunate to be joined in these efforts by a core group of similar organizations including the Topeka Community Cycle Project, BikeWalkMHK, Bike Walk Wichita, and more recently Cycling KC. Collaboration has enabled us […]
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 […]
One more opportunity support safe bike/ped access on the new Leavenworth Bridge over the Missouri River. KDOT is wrapping up their study of options for replacing the 92 Centennial Bridge. Thanks to your action they agreed to include a barrier-separated bike/ped trail on the bridge. February’s open houses are your next opportunity to see the […]
Several bike/ped bills filed in the Missouri General Assembly, including one big head scratcher. In Kansas, no news may be good news.
Your advocacy helped ensure a safe place to walk and bike across the Missouri River at Leavenworth. Here is an opportunity to hear the latest news on the project.
You spoke up and KDOT heard you loud and clear. Big thanks to everyone who wrote a letter, attended a public meeting, or sent an email.
The Kansas Department of Transportation wants your input as it updates the 1995 State Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan. A lot has changed in the last decade. Communities have grown and changed. New infrastructure options like buffered bike lanes, sharrows, bike share, and cycletracks have joined the tried and true trail and bike lane. Attitudes have […]