First Quarter Update on the 2022 Policy Platform

It’s hard to believe we’re already a quarter of the way through 2022. When we started the new year, we shared our policy platform to outline the goals we had to advocate for better walking, biking, and transit in KCMO and beyond. Now that we’re through the first three months of 2022, we wanted to […]

Taking on Traffic Laws - A How-To Guide for Decriminalizing Mobility

“Taking on Traffic Laws” Working Webinar

BikeWalkKC and Safe Routes Partnership are hosting a “working webinar” for people and organizations interested in hearing more about the guide, asking questions, and participating in breakout groups to talk through how to take action to address these unjust traffic laws. BikeWalkKC and the Safe Routes Partnership are proud to present Taking on Traffic Laws: […]

Vision Zero Intersection Improvements Open House (virtual)

In May 2020, KCMO City Council passed the Vision Zero resolution to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries on our streets by 2030, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for everyone. Goals for Vision Zero KC Create safer streets for everyone, in all neighborhoods Eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2030 Implement low-cost, high-impact pilot projects […]

Taking on Traffic Laws - A How-To Guide for Decriminalizing Mobility

Press Release: BikeWalkKC and Safe Routes Partnership unveil “Taking on Traffic Laws” guide and webinar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2022 CONTACTS: Amy Scrivner 816-205-7056 x4 513-919-9613 cell amy.scrivner@bikewalkkc.org Marisa Jones 610-428-4827 marisa@saferoutespartnership.org            BikeWalkKC and Safe Routes Partnership unveil “Taking on Traffic Laws: a How-To Guide for Decriminalizing Mobility” with a webinar on April 20 In communities across the United States, there are laws that criminalize the simple acts […]

Open House- 11th/12th Complete Streets Corridor Study

Save the date: the City of KCMO and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority are planning an in-person open house to share findings from the 11th/12th Complete Streets study. Come see the potential for an east-west corridor that prioritizes transit, pedestrians, and bicyclists! 11th/12th Complete Streets Open House Wednesday, March 2 from 4 p.m.- 6 […]

Distracted Driving Legislation Moves Forward in Missouri

For years, Missouri has been one of only two states in the nation without a cell phone messaging ban for all drivers. While there is legislation banning texting and driving for those 21 and younger, nothing exists for those 22 and up. This is especially concerning given that data shows that 70% of drivers using […]

Let’s Talk: A Virtual Chat with Brian Platt

How does the City Manager help guide the future of land use and transportation in Kansas City? Join us for a conversation with KCMO’s new City Manager, Brian Platt. We’ll talk about his goals for Kansas City and how he is working with departments like Public Works and Parks & Recreation to make active living […]

Let’s Talk: Data and the Bike Boom

What have we learned over the last year, and how can we apply it to our communities? This pandemic launched a Bike Boom and spurred outdoor recreation trends. It has changed our perceptions of what is public space and how should we use it. Join us for a look at national and local data pertaining […]

Safer streets are possible, but we need your help

We’ve come a long way, but the work is far from over Give now to help us fight for safer streets Automobile crashes are on the rise across the KC metro. Over the last five years, our region has averaged 233 crash-related deaths and 1200 serious injuries per year. In 2020, over 100 people have died […]