North Kansas City Safe Routes to School Strategy

BikeWalkKC assisted the North Kansas City school district with an analysis of seven elementary schools to identify recommendations to improve walkability and bikeability to and from school. The outcomes of this analysis included a list of strategic infrastructure improvements that would have the greatest impact on walkability in the school areas, as well as recommendations […]

KCMO Safe Routes to School Strategy

From 2014-2016, BikeWalkKC worked with seven partner elementary schools in the Kansas City, Missouri School District to support students walking and biking to school, and to develop a district-wide strategy to achieve those outcomes. Initial work focused on the development and standardization of a data collection methodology, as well as a multi-pronged and sustained engagement […]

Truman Road Complete Street

Truman Road holds great promise as a complete street corridor. It traverses a part of the City that demonstrates high latent demand for bicycling, but is poorly served today. Bicycle facilities on Truman Road would tie together and enhance the functionality of several other important bicycle projects as part of an interconnected network. Truman Road […]

Road Diet Guide

The City of Mission, Kansas was looking for ways to make its primary business street safer, especially for pedestrians trying to cross the street. In the past, a reduction in the number of travel lanes had been considered and rejected because of fears about the impacts to local businesses. Through a partnership with LiveWell Johnson […]

Northeast Area Master Plan

The well-being of Northeast residents depends on their capacity to meet basic community needs – good homes in strong neighborhoods, resources to live healthy lives, the ability to feel safe and be safe in streets, parks, and public spaces, and access to jobs and services that can expand opportunity for everyone. One component that ties […]

MARC Green Infrastructure Strategy

In 2017, BikeWalkKC partnered on a team to assist the Mid America Regional Council with the development of the first and second phases of a Regional Green Infrastructure Strategy. Phase 1 of this work used existing data and plans to identify opportunities for implementation of integrated green infrastructure solutions to link multiple human, natural, and […]

Roeland Park Bicycle + Pedestrian Infrastructure Strategy

In partnership with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment and the City of Roeland Park, BikeWalkKC undertook a review of Roeland Park’s Sidewalk Improvement Plan and made recommendations on project priorities to create a network of safe and comfortable pedestrian and bicycle connections throughout the City. The priority projects identified in this strategy […]

KCMO Bicycle Demand Analysis

BikeWalkKC assisted the City of Kansas City, Missouri with a demand analysis to identify priority corridors and routes for future bicycle infrastructure investments. Related previous work by the City focused on the development of the BikeKC Design Tool to evaluate appropriate and viable bicycle facility designs based on a variety of factors related to the […]

Traffic Calming Lending Library

Traffic Calming Lending Library Traffic calming makes streets safer for people who walk and bike by reducing the speed at which cars travel. BikeWalkKC has materials available for individuals and organizations to use for traffic calming demonstration, pop-up, better block, and tactical urbanism events.   From the blog: Pop-up Traffic Calming Demonstration a Great Success, […]