BikeWalkSkate Member Party

Celebrate a banner year with us! BikeWalkKC members are invited to join BWKC staff and board of directors for an evening at the Crown Center Ice Terrace. We’ll have free skate rental and exclusive access to the ice rink, fun prizes, and warm friendship. **Ride, walk, bus, or roll to Crown Center and get a […]

October Virtual City Bicycling

Be a safe and confident bicyclist! Register to get the link to our live Zoom webinar. Learn the rules of the road and cycling confidence in this FREE class from Johnson County Library and BikeWalkKC! Our instructors will encourage you to ride farther and explore our region on bikes. Where: Your home! We will send you a link […]

How to Take on Harmful Jaywalking Laws

From America Walks Kansas City and Virginia recently decriminalized jaywalking and the California legislature right now is considering the same action They are driven by data and lived experiences that show BIPOC community members bear the burden of police enforcement at disproportionate rates, with the harm outweighing any alleged safety benefits. America Walks supports these […]

Mile 6 (2016): Building for the future

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. […]

3 ways to get more kids walking to school

As schools and families are experimenting with new ways to keep kids healthy and in school, perhaps it’s time to rely on old-fashioned transportation: walking and bicycling to school. Kids who walk and bike to school start their day with fresh air, exercise, and social interaction. They “get the wiggles out” before they sit down […]

Now hiring: RideKC Bike Operations Coordinator

Position Description: Bike Share Operations Coordinator Deadline: Open until filled. Posted on September 2nd, 2021. Status: Full-time, hourly, non-exempt. Reports to: Director of Bike Share and Business Services Location: 1106 East 30th Street, Suite G, Kansas City, MO 64109 (with daily travel throughout the city) RideKC Bike, a program of BikeWalkKC, seeks a full time […]

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 […]