An Update on BikeWalkKC’s SRTS Project

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 […]

Bicycle Transportation Planning Workshop – April 10th

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 […]

Leawood’s new Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

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 […]

BikeWalkKC and Kansas City B-cycle Seek to Make Bike Share More Accessible to Low-income Communities

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 […]

Midtown-Plaza Area Plan April Meetings

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 […]