PRESS RELEASE: Man killed in hit-and-run in KCMO

A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the evening of Friday, November 29. The crash occurred around 7:45 pm near the intersection of Independence and Cypress avenues. Authorities, responding to a request for help from a bystander, found the victim on the street. The driver fled the scene before they arrived. The victim […]

Lykins “Summer Charette”

You’re invited to help envision a new gathering place in Lykins’ neighborhood! Attend this “charette” (design workshop), or the post-charette reception to learn more and give feedback on this project. 

Middle School BLAST: Bigger, Smarter, and Faster

Your junior high gym class was never like this! Education Instructor Jill Iwanski recounts her adventures in our newest Youth Education pilot: BLAST for Middle Schoolers. The BikeWalkKC education team sent a crew of instructors to Northeast Middle School (NEMS) in the Kansas City Public School District for a trial  of our premier youth education […]

Northeast traffic calming projects demonstrate impact

We are excited to share preliminary results from the two quick build projects we launched last fall in the Historic Northeast in partnership with Children’s Mercy Kansas City, the KCMO Public Works Department, and K&G Striping. As you might recall, BikeWalkKC was awarded a grant from the Aetna Foundation in late 2017 to conduct community […]

KC Tweed Ride 2018

In the spirit of “The Golden Age of Bicycles,” BikeWalkKC cordially invites you to attend in the ninth annual Kansas City Tweed Ride – Velocipede & Tweed Indeed! Please join us on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at Kessler Park in Kansas City, MO for an afternoon of sophisticated social revelry upon the most marvelous machines […]

Pop-Up Traffic Calming: 10th & Benton

Do you want safer, more walkable streets in your neighborhood? Join BikeWalkKC, city staff, school district representatives, community organizations, and neighborhood leaders to recreate 10th & Benton! Bring the whole family and take part int this fun and engaging activity– this is your chance to build the block that you want! Snacks and drinks will […]

Pop-Up Traffic Calming: Van Brunt & St. John

Do you want safer, more walkable streets in your neighborhood? Join BikeWalkKC, city staff, school district representatives, community organizations, and neighborhood leaders to recreate Van Brunt & St. John! Bring the whole family and take part int this fun and engaging activity– this is your chance to build the block that you want! Snacks and […]

Community Meeting: Independence Ave.

RideKC will hold a Community Meeting this Saturday to discuss its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Planning and Feasibility Study for Independence Avenue, and we want to see you there! The study has major implications for transit users in general and the region as a whole. The 9-mile stretch of Independence Avenue is one of the […]

The Ghost of Anthony Saluto

In the days following a tragic incident near the intersection of Tracy and Independence in the Historic Northeast, a stark, silent testament to the consequences of our city’s emphasis on traffic efficiency at the expense of human lives was assembled. The “ghost bike” – a bicycle painted in all white – for 32-year-old Anthony Saluto […]

Paseo bike lane public meetings start tonight

Learn about City Hall’s plans for bike lanes on The Paseo and support a high-quality design that provides maximum protection and comfort for people on bikes The City of KCMO is planning to install bike lanes along The Paseo, potentially creating the region’s longest on-street bikeway and providing new mobility options to neighborhoods with high […]