Ask KCPD Chief Forte to protect bicyclists and pedestrians

On Saturday new Police Chief Darryl Forte and KCPD Commanders are hosting a community forum, and it is an opportunity for us to ask for better enforcement of laws protecting pedestrians and bicyclists. The more times they hear about these issues the more likely the police department will be to ensure traffic justice for all […]

Good support for 127th Street bike lanes at public meeting

Last night’s public meeting on 127th Street widening in Olathe saw a good crowd of supporters for bike lanes. There was a great deal of lively debate. City engineers and consultants from GBA said the bike lanes were deleted due to funding limitations.  Most of the engineering is complete, so going back now to add […]

How They Voted – Federal funding

Today the US Senate defeated an attempt to gut federal funding of the primary program for bicycling and walking. The Transportation Enhancements program has enabled vital local projects like the Heart of America Bridge retrofit, Indian Creek Trail, and sidewalk and transit projects all over the metro area. Missouri’s Claire McCaskill was the only regional […]

Action Alert – Save the bike lanes on 127th Street in Olathe

Act today to save bike lanes on 127th Street Click here to email the Olathe City Council, or keep reading to learn more. The City of Olathe has been doing a great job adding bike lanes as they improve 127th Street, but unfortunately we have learned that city officials have dropped plans for bike lanes on the […]

Great progress on Brush Creek, Van Brunt, and Line Creek Trails

This summer has brought great progress on three trail projects in KCMO… The Brush Creek Trail has long been one of the city’s most promising and yet most frustrating trails. The beautifully landscaped trail passes through some of the city’s most scenic areas like the Country Club Plaza, Nelson-Atkins Museum, and Lake of the Enshriners. […]