Kids of all grades levels are invited to our Youth Learn-to-Ride Class in Liberty, MO. Our expert instructors will give on-bike lessons in balancing, pedaling, steering, and stopping for kids who are ready for a little extra motivation and encouragement. No need to bring your own bicycle– you can borrow ours! Every rider takes home […]
Register to get the link to our live Zoom webinar. Learn the rules of the road and cycling confidence in this FREE class from Johnson County Library and BikeWalkKC! Our instructors will encourage you to ride farther and explore our region on bikes. Where: Your home! We will send you a link to a Zoom webinar for LIVE […]
Advocates, journalists, activists, and researchers across the country report that arbitrary laws governing how people who walk and bike create the potential for over-policing of pedestrians and bicyclists, especially People of Color. (Find links to stories from other cities in our previous blog post) BikeWalkKC continues to advocate for the decriminalization of walking and biking […]
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is an international event honoring the millions of lives lost in traffic violence around the world, and to acknowledge the suffering of the victims, families, and communities affected. Watch the conversation with Amy Cohen about honoring those we’ve lost by taking action to make our streets safer […]
An important part of BikeWalkKC’s work is to shed light on the toll that traffic violence takes on vulnerable road users and to help ensure they are not forgotten. Whether it be for Anthony Saluto, Ezrayel Hill, or the countless others, we want the public to see that failing to build a transportation network for […]
Tune in on September 18 for Clay County Public Health Center’s Virtual Family Fun Day!
New research explores the impact of Earn-a-Bike on health, happiness, and employment for those experiencing homelessness BikeWalkKC is proud to partner with Hope Faith, a homeless assistance campus located in downtown KCMO. Hope Faith provides urgent essentials like shelter, food, and health assistance, and also offers an array of services to help their clients move […]
In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others at the hands of police, the protests that followed have forced a reckoning on the issue of overpolicing in Black communities. Ahmaud Arbery’s death in particular reinforced the truth that in public spaces, Black people often face greater risks than their white […]
How do you move through your neighborhood? Do you feel comfortable walking, or is driving the only safe mode? Use these tips and resources to do your own walkability audit: Choose your location. For your first audit, start small with one intersection or your regular walking route. Draw a map of your audit area or […]
The City of KCMO, Mid-America Regional Council and the City of Gladstone invite you to the third Open House for the North Oak Complete Streets project.