The City of KCMO has identified forty-six streets as good candidates for road diets – an idea that re-purposes underutilized roadway space to create places for people to walk and bike. The first road diet is already scheduled for this year. Video of the April 2nd Public Works presentation to the City Council’s Transportation and […]
May is Bike Month! Welcome to Kansas City Bike Month 2015! We’re excited to once again encourage new and experienced riders alike to have fun during May. In addition to BikeWalkKC favorites like Bike to Work Week, Bike to School Day, Tour de Bier, New Belgium Clips Film Tour, our community partners are hosting even […]
The Prairie Village Post reported earlier this morning that the road diet proposed for the section of Mission Road between 71st and 75th Street has been removed from the Governing Body’s list of priorities for the 2016 construction schedule. The vote removing the project from the priority list was 7-5, with members of the Governing […]
This morning the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee of the KCMO City Council heard a presentation from the department of public works on a recently completed road diet analysis. The analysis was prompted by a council resolution adopted in December that called for an analysis of all of the city’s undivided streets with four or more […]
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx challenges mayors to improve safety walking and biking. KCMO Mayor Sly James takes on the challenge, and BikeWalkKC invites other KC area mayors to join him.
KCMO has a plan for 12 miles of new bike lanes linking the various neighborhoods of Downtown – River Market, Loop, Crossroads, Westside, 18th & Vine, and Crown Center. The centerpiece is a transformation of Grand Boulevard into a transit and bike corridor with buffered bike lanes, enhanced “super stops” for public transit, and a […]
The KCMO Parks Department's highly anticipated project to build a trail under I-35 connecting Columbus Park and Downtown with Cliff Drive and the Old Northeast has been scrapped for an alternative that poses serious challenges for the safety and comfort of people on bikes. The Original Plan The Parks Department's original plan was for a […]
Neighborhood residents air concerns about speed, traffic, crosswalks, bikes, and safe routes to school.
In 2013 Cleaver Boulevard becomes a Complete Street with bike lanes, wider sidewalks, better crosswalks, and more.
Katy Trail news, PBS nominaion, smart growth conference, new bike map