Parents Advocating for Safe Streets meeting

UPDATE: In light of the current Omicron surge, the first PASS meeting on Jan. 10th will be completely virtual on Zoom. Click the link above to register. The first meeting of PASS – Parents Advocating for Safer Streets – will be Monday, January 10th. At this first meeting organizers hope to outline how families can start to […]

The “Neighborhood Inclusion” Policy Still Falls Short

UPDATE: When this ordinance was debated at City Council on December 8, 2021, 1st District Councilmember Heather Hall proposed making it apply to the entire city. This means that existing and future bike facilities are at risk. Here’s how you can take action to save Complete Streets and Vision Zero in KC: Call your councilmembers and […]

How the infrastructure bill helps walking and biking in KC

Late last week, the House of Representatives adopted a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, ending months of debate over legislation intended to improve everything from roads and bridges to lead pipes and the internet. There is quite a bit in this new legislation. While it is not perfect on issues like equity or climate change, several […]

KCMO’s 3rd District wants safer streets; let’s work together to make it happen

Last week, 3rd District Councilmember Melissa Robinson introduced legislation (KCMO Ordinance 210966) that would remove bike lanes from the 3rd District, prioritize neighborhood associations over other community stakeholders when making decisions about future bikeway projects, and exempt the 3rd District from the city’s Complete Streets ordinance.  We agree with the Councilmember that City Hall persistently […]

Charlie’s House Bike Rodeo

Youth of all ages are invited to join us for tons of fun on Saturday, September 18. Sign up for one of our sessions and spend an hour practicing your bike handling and safety skills. No need to bring a bike– you can borrow a bike from us and take home a new helmet! 3 […]

3 ways to get more kids walking to school

As schools and families are experimenting with new ways to keep kids healthy and in school, perhaps it’s time to rely on old-fashioned transportation: walking and bicycling to school. Kids who walk and bike to school start their day with fresh air, exercise, and social interaction. They “get the wiggles out” before they sit down […]

Mile 5 (2015): Partnership seeks public funding for sidewalks

Mile 10 Campaign – BikeWalkKC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary! This year, we celebrate our 10th anniversary! BikeWalkKC was officially launched in April 2011 as a nonprofit organization with a mission and purpose to serve the bi-state Kansas City metro area. We were Kansas City’s first professional advocacy and education organization dedicated to bicycling and walking. […]

What’s a PIAC?

The KCMO Public Improvements Advisory Committee wants to fund improvements in your community! Do people drive too fast through your neighborhood? Does the local park need more places to sit and rest? Would a bioswale improve stormwater drainage on your block? The City of Kansas City, Missouri wants to hear what projects matter to you […]

Marlborough Bike Rodeo

Youth of all ages are invited to join us for tons of fun on Saturday, May 22. Sign up for one of our sessions and spend an hour practicing your bike handling and safety skills + earn a FREE bike and helmet to take home! 3 sessions available: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Learn to […]