Q2 Stakeholder Meeting

The second quarter has been busy for our Education, Advocacy, Bike Share, and Community Planning teams. Hear all the latest news about biking and walking in the Kansas City region Ask questions about transportation projects and initiatives Share your ideas for creating places for people Together, we are building a culture of active living! Get […]

Let’s Talk: Bike-Friendly Businesses

What does it mean to be a Bicycle-Friendly Business? How can welcoming bicyclists make a positive impact on local businesses and shops? Michael Kelley makes the case for enhanced employee health benefits, improved neighborhood connections, and increased monthly sales. This is a great session for people who work at a local business seeking to attract […]

May Maintain Your Ride: Virtual JoCo Library Edition

DIY bike maintenance made simple! Get your hands dirty and learn to keep your bike in tip-top shape with this FREE class from Johnson County Library and BikeWalkKC! Our instructors will teach you how to keep your bike in good working order with a few basic tools and some practical know-how. Where: Your home! We will send you […]

[Virtual] How to Commute by Bike

Trade the parking fees and the traffic jams for fun and free wheeling. Learn from BikeWalkKC’s expert instructors how to bike to work, to the ice cream shop, and all of those other necessary errands. What you can expect: Review the rules of the road for bicyclists and other road users Learn lane positioning and […]

Let’s Talk: Black Girls Do Bike

Jennifer Lindsey knew she couldn’t be the only Black woman who rides bikes in Kansas City, but she rarely encountered other women of color on the trails or at group rides. She started started a Kansas City chapter of Black Girls Do Bike to meet other Black women bicyclists and to establish visible “roll models” […]

Press Release: National Discussion to Highlight Trend Toward Decriminalization of Jaywalking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2021 CONTACTS: Angie Schmitt: 614-499-3239 angie@3mphplanning.com Caro Jauregui 562-320-2139  Caro@calwalks.org National Discussion to Highlight Trend Toward Decriminalization of Jaywalking More and more cities and states are rethinking rules that criminalize walking. From Virginia to California to Kansas City, decriminalizing jaywalking is no longer a radical idea but an increasingly viable […]

Notes from Mile 1: BikeWalkKC’s First Full Year

Mile 10 Campaign – BikeWalkKC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary! This year, we celebrate our 10th anniversary! BikeWalkKC was officially launched in April 2011 as a nonprofit organization with a mission and purpose to serve the bi-state Kansas City-metro area. We were Kansas City’s first professional advocacy and education organization dedicated to bicycling and walking. As […]

Let’s Talk: Data and the Bike Boom

What have we learned over the last year, and how can we apply it to our communities? This pandemic launched a Bike Boom and spurred outdoor recreation trends. It has changed our perceptions of what is public space and how should we use it. Join us for a look at national and local data pertaining […]

2011 protest in KCMO after a driver struck and killed pedestrian Chip Block

What do you do when your city is named the worst bicycling city in America? You create solutions for the problem.

Mile 10 Campaign – BikeWalkKC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary! This year, we celebrate our 10th anniversary! BikeWalkKC was officially launched in April 2011 as a nonprofit organization with a mission and purpose to serve the bi-state Kansas City metro area. We were Kansas City’s first professional advocacy and education organization dedicated to bicycling and walking. […]

Press Release: The first ever Kansas City Physical Activity Plan released

The Kansas City Physical Activity Plan Work Group Weighing In Children’s Mercy Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles Contact: Robin Shook, PhD Chair, The Kansas City Physical Activity Plan Work Group Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Children’s Mercy Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles rpshook@cmh.edu  214-448-83366 kcphysicalactivityplan.org The Kansas City Physical Activity Plan Work Group has released […]