Now is your opportunity to speak up! Where do you want to bike? What barriers to do you face? What would help you feel safer and more comfortable?
If you are frustrated with the pace of adding bike lanes on the streets of Kansas City, you are not alone. The KCMO City Auditor has released a performance audit of “Bike KC” – the city’s 2001 bike plan, finding it was inadequate from the start and a series of challenges over the last 15 years have doomed its success.
Last year Overland Park created one of the region’s most ambitious bike plans, and since then the city is moving rapidly to begin implementing the plan. We recently checked in with City Traffic Engineer Brian Shields for an update on the construction of on-street bike routes in Overland Park. Bike Lanes The big news is […]
The Mid-America Regional Council is seeking input from KCK residents and other interested parties on the future of K-32, a primary artery connecting Bonner Springs and Edwardsville to the rest of Wyandotte County on the larger metro area. Attend a public meeting for visit the web site to learn more and provide your input. What? […]
Road diets are vital for the mobility and the health of Kansas Citians. We know, we’ve been the ones telling you about that throughout the year. We wrote about it for the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. We’ve been working with the City Halls around the region to find opportunities for road diets […]
The Waldo CID, Family Bikes, and the city of KCMO is holding a series of open house events this week to gather public input on how best to improve the intersection of 75th and Wornall in Waldo. The first meeting is this evening (Tuesday, August 11th) at 5:30 p.m. An historic streetcar suburb, Waldo is replete with […]
The KCMO Parks Board recently advanced a measure that would place stricter design guidelines on development on or near the City’s Boulevards and Parkways. The next stop for this development code update is the City Plan Commission (CPC) where commissioners will decide if the draft is ready for City Council to review. A really exciting […]
We are looking for an awesome summer intern to work on a new public health and planning project Johnson County, KS. If you are graduate student or recent graduate in planning, public affairs, public health, or a related field, this will be a great opportunity! You will get real-world experience in community-based planning to improve […]
You spoke up and KDOT heard you loud and clear. Big thanks to everyone who wrote a letter, attended a public meeting, or sent an email.
Joe Blankenship, BikeWalkKC Safe Routes to School Planner, says that since Overland Park is second largest city in our region this plan shows that bicycles matter in the KC region.