The City of Independence is holding a public meeting to share information about the “Truman Connected” project, which features a pedestrian and bicycle path that will connect residents and visitors to neighborhoods, Independence Square, Truman Library, Englewood Arts District, Truman Sports Complex, and the Rock Island Trail. Community feedback is important to developing the best possible […]
Walk, run, ride, hike or roll . . . all human-powered movement is welcome during Hike the Heritage on Kansas City’s Riverfront Heritage Trail!
Last Saturday leaders from Jackson County and several area cities celebrated a ribbon cutting for the first phase of the much-anticipated Rock Island Trail, the first re-use of an old rail corridor that will eventually become a multi-modal bike/ped/transit corridor linking Kansas City and its southeast suburbs and on to the Katy Trail State Park. […]
Join Jackson County Parks + Rec and Rock Island Corridor Authority for a ribbon cutting celebrating the official opening of Phase 1 of the Rock Island Trail!
Earth Hour is a chance for people around the world to #CONNECT2EARTH from 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. March 24 local time. Turn off the lights, shut down the computers, and give some thought to how you and your family can take action for our planet and nature. The Mission Sustainability Commission will meet at Broadmoor Park, […]
BikeWalkKC takes a sneak peek at the Rock Island corridor in Jackson County ahead of trail construction. Later this year Jackson County’s Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority will kick-off construction of the first phase of trail between the Truman Sports Complex and western Lee’s Summit. Some of us snuck out of the BikeWalkKC office for an afternoon […]
Mayor Mark Holland recently provided this update on progress in Kansas City, KS and Wyandotte. Several exciting things are happening in the community that support Mayor Holland’s goal improving the health of KCK by getting people moving. More on-street bike lanes coming to 10th and 12th Streets Celebration of the first segment of levee trail […]
Jackson County and KCATA reach agreement with Union Pacific Railroad to acquire the Rock Island line for connection to Katy Trail State Park and future regional transit.
Big thanks to everyone who called, emailed, or attended the Commission meeting. Your support investing in places to walk and bike made all the difference!
Thursday evening the Wyandotte County Commission is considering a project to connect Kaw Point Park with the Riverfront Heritage Trail and the rest of the MetroGreen regional trail system. The Commission is divided, and your support is needed to ensure this important connection moves forward. The majority of the cost to build this connection is […]