The City of KCMO, Mid-America Regional Council and the City of Gladstone invite you to the third Open House for the North Oak Complete Streets project.
On Monday two children were struck by drivers in the Kansas City region, starkly highlighting the need for more comprehensive policies that improve the built environment and protect our region’s most vulnerable road users. There are several upcoming opportunities for YOU to get involved and speak up for better biking and walking; read on to […]
The key to advocacy of any sort is building community. Neighbors working together to create change is the fuel every movement needs to succeed, and a small group of dedicated North Kansas City residents is proving their worth in the City’s ongoing Complete Streets project. They call themselves “Complete Streets for NKC,” and they are […]
Last night, the North Kansas City City Council held a special public meeting to discuss the recent “complete street” improvements to Armour Road, to decide then and there whether to rip out the changes less than a month after they were completed. The meeting, and its outcome, came down to numbers: Grassroots organizers in support […]
The mayor and city council of North Kansas City are considering removing recently-finished Complete Streets project on Armour Road, and will likely decide next steps at this special public meeting. There will be time for public comment: the mayor and city council need to hear why keeping Armour’s improvements in place is important to you. […]
As the region’s only metro-wide pedestrian/bicycle advocacy organization, BikeWalkKC works in city halls across the five-county region to speak up for improvements to the built environment for all who live, work, and visit our cities. North Kansas City is one such city that we believe has been a leader in planning and implementing projects that […]
With schools around the region expanding summer school offerings, the BikeWalkKC Education Team has even more opportunities to teach young people Bicycle Lessons and Safety Training (BLAST). In a recent session at Lakewood Elementary in North KC, students received three weeks of bike safety education and riding practice. Our instructors spent the first 5 days […]
Learn about North Kansas City’s proposed Bike Master Plan and give feedback!
VeloGarage and Tap House is hosting fat bike races for grown-ups and Strider (those tiny bikes with no pedals) races for the kiddos! The first heats from 12:00 to 12:30 will be for the Striders and the fat bikes will race after that. Helmets are required for all participants. We’ll have awesome demos to […]
The big regional study on the future of the Buck O’Neil/Broadway Broadway Bridge and the north let of the Downtown Loop is moving forward with some specific options and public feedback. If you missed last week’s public meetings, the information and survey are now online. Take the survey to share your feedback, or see the […]