Women’s Bike Summit

The Women’s Bike Summit welcomes all people of all riding styles and abilities to celebrate bicycling, discuss issues that are relevant and important to people on bikes, and provide hands-on opportunities for bicyclists to become more confident.

Reflections on the Virtual Bike Summit

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 […]

BikeWalkKC’s 10th Anniversary: notes from the first mile, 2011

  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 […]

Move Your Way in Wyandotte County

  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 […]

Barney Allis Plaza Redevelopment Open House

The City of KCMO invites you to an open house concerning redevelopment of the Barney Allis Plaza. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the project and support places for people.

The First Mile: the founding of BikeWalkKC

Mile 0: preparing for the journey Our history goes back to 2008 and beyond.  That year, the League of American Bicyclists published its regular ranking of US bicycle-friendly cities. Kansas City was ranked last among the 50 biggest cities. That list caught the attention of BBC Radio. They came to town and spent two days […]

BikeWalkKC named “Platinum Level” Bicycle Friendly Business

The League of American Bicyclists has named BikeWalkKC a Platinum Level Bicycle Friendly Business. We are proud to walk our talk in providing education, bike parking, and encouragement to our staff, volunteers, and guests who bike for transportation. As an employer, we appreciate our responsibility in making our city safer and happier. According to the […]

Climate Action Playbook rolls out with elements from BikeWalkKC

BikeWalkKC has sought to raise awareness around the shortcomings and opportunities the KC metro faces with regards to climate change. In addition to the release of our second policy brief on the intersection of the environment and transportation, we also participated in the climate strike organized by Sunrise Movement KC. We took both steps in […]