BikeWalkKC Helps Teach Girls Bike Skills at CAMP WIN Sports Camp Last week, BikeWalkKC’s Education and Outreach Coordinator, Maggie Priesmeyer, had the privilege of partnering with Theresa Van Ackeren, owner of Family Bicycles in Waldo and a handful of awesome volunteers to provide a cycling session at Camp WIN Sports Camp for 6-8 year old […]
MoDOT publishes an ambiguous, car-centric project list that appears to ignore local priorities to improve transit, walking, and bicycling.
BikeWalkKC receives funding from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to expand SRTS efforts BikeWalkKC has received more than $200,000 in funding from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to turn a comprehensive, Safe Routes to School pilot project at James Elementary into a full-scale program. We will be working with […]
We recently covered the story about Parks and Recreation's proposal for a dangerous sharrow configuration on Independence Avenue in place of the more costly, off-street Cliff Drive connector trail. As an alternative we suggested a protected, 2-way cycletrack on Independence Ave as one option for constructing a trail-like environment and maintaining ADA compliance. Luckily we […]
BLAST school-based bike education program goes to Park Hill School District Students at Russell Jones Education Center in the Park Hill School District participated in the final BLAST: Kids on Bikes class of the season last week. Russell Jones Education Center is a K-12 school focused on teaching and empowering students with special needs and […]
Did you have fun at one of the many Bike Month 2014 events? Even though the month is coming to a close, you can still celebrate Bike Month the other eleven months of the year with a BikeWalkKC tee, tanktop or jersey! We've added a bunch of new items to our store. Weren't able to […]
Parents and neighbors invite BikeWalkKC to help ensure kids can walk and bike to Hale Cook Elementary when Waldo school reopens this fall.
Thanks to those who attended the KC Women’s Bike Summit Thank you to all the women that came to the KC Women’s Bike Summit and made this event a huge success. We are humbled and honored that over 150 women (and a few men) filled the seats and halls of the Kauffman Foundation. More than […]
KC Women’s Bike Summit marks the beginning of Bike Week 2014 Check out what those attending the region’s first women’s bicycling summit had to say about the event via social media. [View the story “KC Women’s Bike Summit ” on Storify]
The final piece of MoDOT's I-35 renovation project comes next week with the replacement of sidewalks under the highway. At today's Downtown Council Infrastructure Committee, MoDOT announced that it will replace the curb and sidewalk on 20th Street, West Pennway/21st Street, and 25th Street. These sidewalks are important pedestrian connections between the Westside and the […]