Confident City Cycling

Bicycling safety and confidence in 3 sessions! This course teaches you to be a safer, more confident rider on trails and city streets. Learn state and local bicycling laws, how to avoid road hazards, and more! Confident City Cycling includes a virtual class and in-person, on-bike sessions: July 22, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Zoom […]

Girl Scouts Bike Rodeo

Girl Scouts are invited to join us for tons of fun on Saturday, June 19. Sign up for one of our sessions and spend an hour practicing your bike handling and safety skills. No need to bring a bike– you can borrow a bike from us and take home a new helmet! 3 sessions to […]

KCMO takes important step towards decriminalizing walking and biking

The City Council voted unanimously on May 6, 2021 to repeal statutes related to dirty wheels, bike inspections, and jaywalking. Since the summer of 2020, BikeWalkKC has advocated for the decriminalization of walking and biking. In a letter to Mayor Quinton Lucas, we identified three portions of the municipal code which effectively criminalized the activities […]

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 […]

Women+ Confident City Cycling

This course for femmes, women, trans, and non-binary folks teaches you to be a safer, more confident rider on trails and city streets. Learn state and local bicycling laws, how to avoid road hazards, and more! Confident City Cycling includes a virtual class and in-person, on-bike sessions: April 22, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Zoom webinar […]

Community Bike Rodeo at Eastside Salvation Army

Youth of all grades levels are invited to the Community Bike Rodeo at Eastside Salvation Army to practice safety and confident riding skills. Take a spin through our obstacle course and learn how to have fun and keep active with a bike! No need to bring your own bicycle– you can borrow ours! Every rider […]

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. […]

Confident City Cycling

This course teaches you to be a safer, more confident rider on trails and city streets. Learn state and local bicycling laws, how to avoid road hazards, and more! Confident City Cycling includes a virtual class and in-person, on-bike sessions: March 25, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Zoom webinar covering the rules of the road […]

Decriminalization and Data in KCMO

Advocates, journalists, activists, and researchers across the country report that arbitrary laws governing how people who walk and bike create the potential for over-policing of pedestrians and bicyclists, especially People of Color. (Find links to stories from other cities in our previous blog post) BikeWalkKC continues to advocate for the decriminalization of walking and biking […]