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 […]

Press Release: The first ever Kansas City Physical Activity Plan released

The Kansas City Physical Activity Plan Work Group Weighing In Children’s Mercy Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles Contact: Robin Shook, PhD Chair, The Kansas City Physical Activity Plan Work Group Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Children’s Mercy Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles rpshook@cmh.edu  214-448-83366 kcphysicalactivityplan.org The Kansas City Physical Activity Plan Work Group has released […]

Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting

An insider view of BWKC’s active transportation work throughout the KC metro. The first quarter has been busy for our Advocacy and Education teams, and the Bikeshare crew is preparing for another busy season. Get all the latest news about walking and biking in the Kansas City region, and get a peek at what’s coming […]

Let’s Talk: Cold Weather Biking

Biking felt easy this summer, when warm breezes tickled your bare arms and the road was clear under your tires. But now that the weather has turned, it’s becoming harder to find the joy in two-wheeled adventure. Maybe you’re even considering stabling your bike until Spring. Before you give in to a season of slippers […]

Advocacy Alert: Speak up for Complete Streets in Wyandotte County

Together with our partners in the Healthy Communities Wyandotte Policy Committee, BikeWalkKC is advocating for the adoption of a Complete Streets ordinance as a means of improving the built environment and health outcomes in Wyandotte County. In the age of COVID-19, such legislation has taken on increased significance as a means of supporting frontline workers […]