Do you ever wonder how you can affect change in your own neighborhood? Policy Coordinator Michael Kelley shares how you can join the conversation at public meetings and speak up for what matters to you. BikeWalkKC regularly works in both the advocacy and planning realms to foster policy and changes to the built environment that […]
Kansas City is known for many things – BBQ, fountains, jazz, our sports teams, our streetcar, and more – but we’re less known for bicycle riding within the city. Some of this is due to our culture, some of it is due to our topography, but much of it is due to our current lack […]
Learn about City Hall’s plans for bike lanes on The Paseo and support a high-quality design that provides maximum protection and comfort for people on bikes The City of KCMO is planning to install bike lanes along The Paseo, potentially creating the region’s longest on-street bikeway and providing new mobility options to neighborhoods with high […]
The big regional study on the future of the Buck O’Neil/Broadway Broadway Bridge and the north let of the Downtown Loop is moving forward with some specific options and public feedback. If you missed last week’s public meetings, the information and survey are now online. Take the survey to share your feedback, or see the […]
BikeWalkKC is assisting the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and its partners with a regional effort to document, promote, and showcase nature-based projects through a new Green Infrastructure Playbook and Atlas. What kinds of projects are considered? The initiative will showcase many different types of green infrastructure projects, including projects that are central to BikeWalkKC’s mission: […]
Help make northwest Independence more walkable and bikeable!
Share your thoughts about how to make Prairie Village a better place to bike for both transportation and recreation.
Would you like to see bike lanes on Armour Road in North Kansas City? Northtown is developing into a more walkable and bikable community, with new businesses and apartments, bike share, and redevelopment of old industrial sites. The City is currently planning a Complete Streets makeover for Armour Road, improving conditions for people who walk […]
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.