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.
BikeWalkKC is excited to partner with OurStreets, a new app to crowdsource reports of dangerous driving, blocked crosswalks or bike lanes, and other street hazards that make it dangerous, difficult, or daunting to walk or bike in Greater Kansas City. For example, if you are in a bike lane and see a parked car blocking […]
Do you want to feel safe walking in your neighborhood, driving to work, or biking to the store? Join the growing chorus of advocates standing up for the safety of all road users.
City Councilmember’s comments are upsetting but don’t deter us from our agenda to advocate for safe streets in 2020. When our streets are safe for the most vulnerable, they are safe for everyone.