Just Ride is a community bike ride series rooted in the ideas of community, communities + mobility justice. Organized by Urban Planner and Placemaker, Emmanuel Cook Jr., Just Ride advocates for the right to live in and move through public space without the fear of violence, harm, or oppression. This series is a collaboration with a KC Urban […]
The KCMO Public Improvements Advisory Committee wants to fund improvements in your community! Do people drive too fast through your neighborhood? Does the local park need more places to sit and rest? Would a bioswale improve stormwater drainage on your block? The City of Kansas City, Missouri wants to hear what projects matter to you […]
Deadline of Friday, June 4 to help ensure Missouri’s improvements to its rail system also supports walking and biking! MODOT is updating the state’s freight and rail plan. One of the central focuses of the plan is to identify “strategies for the transportation network to operate harmoniously across all modes.” The schedule for the plan […]
How does the City Manager help guide the future of land use and transportation in Kansas City? Join us for a conversation with KCMO’s new City Manager, Brian Platt. We’ll talk about his goals for Kansas City and how he is working with departments like Public Works and Parks & Recreation to make active living […]
What have we learned over the last year, and how can we apply it to our communities? This pandemic launched a Bike Boom and spurred outdoor recreation trends. It has changed our perceptions of what is public space and how should we use it. Join us for a look at national and local data pertaining […]
It’s easy to get discouraged when delays, roadblocks, budget cuts, global pandemics, and other surprises frustrate the best laid plans to improve walking and biking infrastructure. As the year draws to a close, BikeWalkKC wants to celebrate some of the bike projects that persevered in 2020 to support safe and active streets for all users. […]
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The City of North Kansas City has a virtual town hall on Tuesday, September 22 at 6 p.m. Read on to learn more and how you can share your thoughts on the improvements. The purpose of the meeting will be to once again discuss the future of the Armour Road Complete Street improvements, which were […]
Join BikeWalkKC for a conversation with Dina Newman, Director of UMKC’s Center for Neighborhoods. Walking and biking are important to the health of our communities, along with many other things like access to health care, crime and personal safety, housing security, cultural opportunities, and education. This conversation will be about this broad concept of community […]