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.
Learn about North Kansas City’s proposed Bike Master Plan and give feedback!
As we approach the one year anniversary of Kansas City’s first protected bike lanes on Armour Boulevard in KCMO, data from Public Works and the KCPD shows that traffic crashes are down, bike traffic is up, and car traffic is calmer. City Hall is also making some tweaks to the design in response to concerns about visibility at intersections for motorists. This data and the City’s willingness to make iterative improvements will help ensure lessons learned on Armour are used in the new bike plan and future bike lane projects.
Join the Saluto family, Lorrie Brown, and BikeWalkKC in honoring the life of Anthony Saluto with ceremony dedicating a special “ghost-bike” rack in his memory. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, April 14 at 3pm at City Market Park in Kansas City, Missouri. If you’re not familiar with Anthony’s story, you can read more […]
For the next few Feel Good Fridays, we’ll be discussing the KCMO Bike Plan. Read on to learn more! If you haven’t heard already, the City of Kansas City, Missouri is going through the process of adopting an updated version of the Bike KC Master Plan. There’s a lot of information in this new plan, […]
KCMO has been making some great strides towards improving active transportation considerations in our city. Come to a budget hearing to learn about their goals for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and to encourage the City to prioritize walking and bicycling! Note that each meeting is in a different location: Tuesday, Feb. 19th, 6-8pm Southeast Community Center […]
In 2013, Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri took great steps to make Southwest Boulevard safer for cyclists when they painted bike lanes from the Crossroads District in KCMO all the way to Merriam Lane. These efforts have continued to evolve and improve over the last five years, and a new effort in Rosedale […]
BikeWalkKC’s popular Women-Only Confident City Cycling series begins its final session of 2018, hosted by our friends at Blue Bicycle Health & Fitness in south KCMO!
Learn new concepts for navigating streets and build practical bike handling skills necessary for city riding. This intensive course teaches safety knowledge and bike handling skills, culminating with a bike ride in a safe and supporting environment. When: Confident City Cycling is a three-class series held on Thursday evenings in August from 6:00-8:30PM: August 16 August 23, […]
Earlier this week, we posted a press release about a crash which occurred on Friday, July 20 which left two female pedestrians injured, with one in critical condition. We just learned yesterday that one of those victims has died. On Tuesday, July 24 21-year-old Haley Elizabeth Hackett died from her injuries. The other victim, Arlan […]