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 […]
The Kansas Department of Transportation wants your input as it updates the 1995 State Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan. A lot has changed in the last decade. Communities have grown and changed. New infrastructure options like buffered bike lanes, sharrows, bike share, and cycletracks have joined the tried and true trail and bike lane. Attitudes have […]
The City is embarking on a long overdue update to master plans for some of the region's most walkable and bikeable neighborhoods, providing a tremendous opportunity to speak up for better walking and bicycling. Some of the existing neighborhood plans are as old as 1989 (Country Club Plaza), or even 1972 (Westport!) – the era […]