Observations from the Meyer Boulevard Walk Audit

In the fall of 2023, BikeWalkKC worked with residents and organizations along Meyer Boulevard to identify challenges with the built environment and recommend changes. The resulting report is already beginning to spur safety improvements. It has long been known that Meyer Boulevard is a dangerous corridor. Anecdotes from people who live and work along the […]

April 23: Inclusive Transportation with Veronica O. Davis

Inclusive Transportation with Veronica O. Davis

Inclusive Transportation: A Manifesto for Repairing Divided Communities BikeWalkKC in conversation with author Veronica O. Davis on April 23, 2024 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On April 23, BikeWalkKC will host an in-person conversation with Veronica O. Davis, author of Inclusive Transportation: A Manifesto for Repairing Divided Communities (publication date: July 2023). Davis is a transportation expert […]

Jeung rides a bike!

By Joanna Weidler-Lewis, BikeWalkKC Education Instructor Words matter except for when they don’t I have learned a lot about language in my brief time working as an instructor for BikeWalkKC. Sure, I have picked up some Spanish. (!Ojos Arriba! !Ojos Arriba! !Parar!) I have also used Google Translate to help find expressions in Burmese, Punjabi, […]

Gear Swap with Big Muddy Gear Exchange and BikeWalkKC

Blaze new trails with BikeWalkKC and Big Muddy Gear Exchange

You have to meet our friends Gina and Nate from Big Muddy Gear Exchange! Just like you, they are passionate about sustainable, affordable adventure. They opened Big Muddy Gear Exchange to keep outdoor clothing and gear out of landfills and make it easier and cheaper for people to enjoy get outside and nature. BikeWalkKC and […]

“I Can Do This…” Luna learns to ride a bike

By Steve White, BikeWalkKC Education Instructor “How long have you been riding a bike, Mr. Steve?” “Do I get to keep this bike, Mr. Steve?” “YAYYY! It’s almost dinner time! What’s your FAVORITE dinner, Mr. Steve?” Luna had me smiling from the get-go with her constant questions and chatter. More than once I said to […]

BikeWalkKC supports the KCMO Transit Sales Tax Renewal 

BikeWalkKC’s mission is to “redefine our streets as places for people to build a culture of active living.” We want a transportation system that gives people options, eliminates barriers, and supports community and individual health.  Transit is an integral piece of how we make our vision a reality. While biking and walking often serve as […]

Join BikeWalkKC for National Week without Driving!

In too many parts of the Kansas City region, owning a car is the only way to fully participate in the community. Car ownership should not limit a person’s ability to live a full life, especially when you consider that: The average cost of owning a car has increased to over $12,000 a year. More […]

Marley Blonsky Wants All Bodies On Bikes

Marley Blonsky Wants All Bodies on Bikes

Updates: In addition to the the film screening, Marley will also be hosting a live recording of her All Bodies on Bikes podcast, with guests Michael Kelly of BikeWalkKC, Amber Edmonds of Party Pace Pedalers, and Lauren Allen of Women-Led Cycling. Plus, come early for a bike ride led by the Kansas City Chapter of […]

5 Safe Routes to School Success Stories

Go back to school with BikeWalkKC! We have highlighted a few of our favorite #SafeRoutesToSchool Success Stories: all true, all inspirational, and all absolutely doable. If these parents, school staff, and city leaders can work together to make change, you can too. Roesland Elementary The Roesland Elementary School PTA and the City of Roeland Park, […]