In order for any community planning process to succeed regular updates on progress, knowledge gained and connections made must be provided. The Safe Routes to School Project currently underway in KCMO’s Kansas City Public School District (KCPS) has been underway since late last fall (November 2014) and has made great strides since that time. This will […]
BikeWalkKC’s Professional Development Series helps transportation professionals and public agency staff design and build better, safer, and more useful bike/pedestrian facilities. Our goal is to improve the practice of bike/ped in the metro area by educating professionals, sharing best practices, and providing real world experience of local facilities from perspective of people who walk and […]
KC’s famous boulevard and parkway system is a great place to walk and bike, but it can be even better. Let our city leaders know that you support bike/ped in new design standards for parkways and boulevards.
The City of Leawood recently adopted its first master plan for walking and bicycling, Self-Propelled Leawood. The planning process includes significant public input, and the final result provides extensive detail of existing conditions. The plan includes many goals and priorities for infrastructure, public policy, education, law enforcement, etc. Download the full report (PDF). Goals: Increase […]
Bikeshare is often touted as healthy, inexpensive, and attractive form of alternative transportation. It is seen as something to catalyze a “healthier and more vibrant” community or a stronger economy or more sustainable region. It is convenient for users and can help them connect to other forms of transit. At first glance, these benefits […]
Do you want Greater Kansas City to have more highways and wider roads? Or more walking, biking, and transit? The future of KC's transportation system is being decided soon, so speak up now!
New master plans for neighborhoods in the Midtown and Plaza areas are moving into a new phase of public input. In the coming weeks you can learn more about new biking and walking plans for this area. This an opportunity for you to share specific ideas and concerns about your own neighborhood. Enlarge map to […]
Leawood is developing a new master plan for walking and bicycling. The next phase of the Active Transportation Plan inclues three public meeitngs focus on the north, middle, and south parts of the city. This is your opportunity to talk with planners and city officials about your neighborhood, learn about the plan, and share your […]
Speak up for walking and biking as the City updates the master plan for neighborhoods around Swope Park.
The Midtown/Plaza Area Plan process is zeroing in conversations with specific neighborhoods with a series of public meetings this month. Here is your chance to meet with city planners and discuss ideas and concerns about your own neighborhood. Learn more about this process and our bike/ped talking points on our Midtown/Plaza page. Tuesday, April 23rd […]