PRESS RELEASE: Young skateboarder struck in the Northland

A young person was struck by a driver while skateboarding in the Northland on the evening of Sunday, May 17. The crash occurred shortly before 10:15 p.m. The victim was skateboarding with a friend near the intersection of NW 61st Street and NW Prairie View Road when they were struck by a driver heading south […]

TdB Warm-Up: Thirsty Thursdays Ride ** – CANCELLED

Has the winter weather kept you off your bike? Do you need a little practice before you tackle the Tour de Bier? Join the Thirsty Thursday group ride! Meet at Velo Garage in North Kansas City at 6:15 for a 6:30 roll out.

Burlington Corridor Complete Streets Open House

The City of North Kansas City will host a public open house meeting to provide information about the Burlington improvements and next steps on Wednesday, February 12 from 4-7 p.m. at the iWerx event pavilion.

Speak up for safer streets in KCMO, KCK, and Gladstone

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 […]

Complete Streets remain on Armour Road in North Kansas City

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 […]

North Kansas City Complete Streets Public Meeting

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. […]

Why do we care about Armour Road in North Kansas City?

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 […]

25 miles with Lakewood Elementary

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 […]