KCMO Complete Streets Ordinance

BikeWalkKC wrote code language for a Complete Streets ordinance for the City of Kansas City, MO in 2017. This project included a national review of Complete Streets policy best-practice, extensive stakeholder feedback, and coordination with all relevant city departments. In the end BikeWalkKC produced a code language that was supported by city staff, the City’s […]

Kansas City BCycle Bike Share System Planning

BikeWalkKC staff has extensive experience with all aspects of bike share planning and operations, including analysis and mapping of everything from regional demand to local bicycle network optimization. In 2012 the organization produced a detailed implementation plan that led to the launch of the 12 station starter system in downtown Kansas City, MO. Since that […]

Olathe Bike Share Implementation Strategy

BikeWalkKC assisted the City of Olathe with a bike share feasibility analysis that analyzed the potential for bike share operations in Olathe, the connections to the regional bike share system, and opportunities for project implementation. The analysis and recommendations in this plan explore what a bike share system in Olathe could look like, where it […]

Bike Share Planning

Bike share in the Kansas City region is thriving and growing. In 2017, the regional bike share system expanded to more than forty stations and saw record ridership. New locations included areas north of the Missouri River and southern Jackson County, where the viability of recreation-focused bike share was demonstrated at Longview Lake. In 2019, […]

Downtown Bike Parking: Lee’s Summit

Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street approached BikeWalkKC to conduct a bike parking analysis for their downtown corridor. This analysis resulted in fifteen bike racks being strategically installed throughout downtown Lee’s Summit. These racks were placed in areas of greatest demand including in front of parks, restaurants, coffee shops, yoga studios, and the Amtrak Station. These […]

Bike Parking for Development: Switzer Lofts

Foutch Brothers LLC completed the renovation of the historic Switzer High School complex into 114 market rate housing units. Located in the Westside neighborhood of Kansas City, the site is ideal for walking and biking. As a part of the developer’s parking plan, BikeWalkKC assisted with navigating the City’s bike parking ordinance and provided technical […]

Bike Parking for Schools

BikeWalkKC has helped many different educational institutions with their bike parking needs including high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools. Often these opportunities can be grant funded, with free technical assistance from BikeWalkKC. School bike facilities include bike racks and bike repairs stations. Bike racks help encourage students biking to school while providing them a […]

Bike Parking for Businesses: Sloop Dental

BikeWalkKC has helped many small business clients with their bike parking needs. Through partnerships with quality bike rack manufacturers, BikeWalkKC is able to offer a wide range of custom bike rack options. Sloop Dental is one that stands out because of the fun and unique design they chose for their racks. Crafted into the shape […]

LiveWell Johnson County

Built environment impacts to health are complex and wide ranging. For this grant BikeWalkKC examined demographic and health factors, infrastructure and land use constraints, and engaged community stakeholders to identify several target areas throughout the County. We then deployed a variety of education, outreach, events, and technical assistance focused on supporting active transportation and improved […]

Impacting Transportation Inequity

Through our Transportation Equity work, primarily funded by the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, BikeWalkKC has implemented a robust array of programs and services to impact health outcomes and mobility options for underserved populations. We have developed a deep understanding of the neighborhoods and communities in the greatest need of interventions to improve […]