Big Wins for #ConnectOurTrails! KCMO City Council approves three key pieces of legislation Thanks to a coalition of city leaders, community partners, and everyday people like you, Kansas City took a key step towards building a better, more connected mobility network. The KCMO City Council approved three pieces of legislation that will help to make […]
Kiania knows all about sustainable transportation: she walks and takes the bus or the streetcar everywhere she needs to go, and she is a student in KC Can Compost’s Green Core Training program, where she’s learning how environmental systems work together for the good of people and the planet. But the streetcar’s service area is […]
We need YOU to speak at City Hall On Wednesday, August 2 at 9am at City Hall (414 East 12th Street) in support of a Traffic Safety Plan and a citywide Road Diet Analysis. Let us know your interest in testifying and provide us with some important information. If you have additional questions, email us at […]
City Hall is repaving 47th Street/Cleaver Boulevard right now, but is choosing not to close a dangerous gap between three important bike/pedestrian corridors. They are missing a huge opportunity to leverage the repaving process to quickly and efficiently make a much-needed safety improvement.
Proposed compromise would convert one-way protected bike lanes to a two-way cycletrack with more permanent car parking, with final decision delayed at least two weeks to work out the details.
UPDATE: Read our report from the February 1st hearing at City Hall and proposed compromise for Truman Road. BikeWalkKC learned this morning (January 27) that Councilmembers Robinson (3rd District) and Ellington (3rd District At-Large) have introduced an ordinance to remove Truman Road from the Protected Bike Lane Plan. In addition, it would force the […]
Dear BikeWalkKC Members, We want to give a brief update on the meeting that was held at the Gregg/Klice Community Center on January 18 regarding the Truman Road protected bike lane project. The primary purpose of the meeting was for city officials to share the solutions and revised plans to the project based on community […]
Dear BikeWalkKC members, Many of you have expressed concerns about recent developments related to the Truman Road protected bike lane project. We want to provide you with the information we have at hand, and to offer some additional resources and recommendations for next steps. On January 6, 2023, a meeting was held at Gregg/Klice Community […]
CONTACT: Amy Scrivner Director of Development and Communications email@example.com 816-205-7056 BikeWalkKC is pleased to announce our selection as a grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Using Local Data to Address Structural Racism grant program. RWJF, in partnership with the Urban Institute (Urban), awarded 38 grants nationally to help communities use data to improve community conditions […]
In October 2021, a driver struck Leah Maugans’ son while he was crossing the street near Lee Boulevard and 93rd street. Thankfully, her son survived. In the aftermath of the crash, Leah began pushing for the City of Leawood to install a crosswalk to keep other residents safe. She reached out to BikeWalkKC for help, […]