BikeWalkKC Helps Teach Girls Bike Skills at CAMP WIN Sports Camp

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 […]

BikeWalkKC receives funding from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to expand SRTS efforts

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 […]

A New Idea for the Cliff Drive Connector Alternative

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 […]

Thanks to those who attended the KC Women’s Bike Summit

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 […]

MoDOT to replace sidewalks under I-35 on the Westside

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 […]