Traffic deaths are as much of an epidemic as homicides. Ongoing media narratives about bikes versus cars ignore the real human cost of dangerous streets, which disproportionately impact communities of color and low wealth.
Last week 12 city employees from Raytown and Lee’s Summit completed the first installment of BikeWalkKC’s new Bicycle Transportation Planning class, which helps local cities design and build better places to bike and walk. Our first class included staff who work in public works, traffic engineering, planning, parks, and other fields in both cities. Participants […]