State leaders are supporting active transportation in Kansas. What’s next for the Sunflower State?
Together with our partners in the Healthy Communities Wyandotte Policy Committee, BikeWalkKC is advocating for the adoption of a Complete Streets ordinance as a means of improving the built environment and health outcomes in Wyandotte County. In the age of COVID-19, such legislation has taken on increased significance as a means of supporting frontline workers […]
Since the summer of 2019, BikeWalkKC has been working with our partners at Missourians for Responsible Transportation (MRT) to provide technical assistance to a number of rural communities working to improve elements of active transportation on their streets and trail systems. A key focus of that assistance has been with policy. At the request of […]
A city’s safety and comfort for people who walk and bike is largely determined by the design of its neighborhoods and built environment. Next week there is a great opportunity for individuals and community advocates to speak up and start influencing a new master plan that will shape how our city will develop and grow […]
We are not in the office, but we are still working! Join BikeWalkKC on Facebook Live or YouTube for live update on Monday, 5/18 at 10:00 a.m. Executive Director Eric Rogers will share news from our Advocacy and Education teams, plus BikeWalkKC activities and events. Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BikeWalkKC/ Or YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BikeWalkKC/ ARCHIVE: Click […]
Not canceled, but reimagined: The National Bike Summit, an annual event hosted by the League of American Bicyclists that features informative breakout sessions, great networking opportunities, congressional lobbying efforts, and more. The COVID-19 virus made an in-person conference impossible, but rather than leaving attendees to “spin their wheels,” the League found a way to make […]
Help make infrastructure and policy creating safer streets and better biking and walking a priority in the budget.
Speak up for safer streets and better walking and biking at a public budget hearing near you!
This is your chance to learn about the 2021 City of KCMO budget and participate in the process.
Since BikeWalkKC’s founding in 2010, we’ve developed in-demand programs, grown our membership, attracted new partners, and established ourselves as leaders in the field of bicycle and pedestrian education and advocacy. But as detailed in our first Mile 10 blog post, BikeWalkKC started out with just a handful of volunteers, a few small grants, and […]
Life comes at us from all directions, and sometimes it’s difficult to prioritize our health when work and school demand so much of our time. We know physical activity is important, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to squeeze a family trip to the gym into an already packed schedule. Community support for active […]