Connecting Communities, Overcoming Barriers (St. Louis, MO) Walking has the power to do many things: improve health, provide access, increase social engagement. What each of these has in common is the ability to build connections, with oneself, with friends, family, and neighbors, with one’s community. The National Walking Summit- St. Louis will explore how walking […]
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.
How would you use a more extensive levee trail system?
Learn about new sidewalks and ADA compliance on Johnson Drive at this public meeting at Merriam City Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
A woman and three children were injured in a crash in Overland Park on the morning of Thursday, October 24. The crash happened around 7:30 am near the intersection of West 87th and Grant streets. The woman and children were walking to Pawnee Elementary School when the driver of one vehicle ran a red light […]
Last night, the North Kansas City City Council held a special public meeting to discuss the recent “complete street” improvements to Armour Road, to decide then and there whether to rip out the changes less than a month after they were completed. The meeting, and its outcome, came down to numbers: Grassroots organizers in support […]
Walk, run, ride, hike or roll . . . all human-powered movement is welcome during Hike the Heritage on Kansas City’s Riverfront Heritage Trail!
Our education team has just wrapped its busiest season ever. Over the course of the Spring, we set records for nearly every metric! We served nearly 3000 students this semester, through 140 cohorts of BLAST (Bicycle Lessons and Safety Training), Earn-A-Bike, or Bike Club at 24 schools in 9 districts across the metro. New sites […]
On Monday, May 20, BikeWalkKC and the Kansas City Regional Transit Alliance (KCRTA) hosted a forum for the candidates of the KCMO City Council. The event took place in the Truman Forum Auditorium at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library. The event was sponsored by TranSystems. NOTE: Due to technical difficulties, we […]
Do you ever wonder how you can affect change in your own neighborhood? Policy Coordinator Michael Kelley shares how you can join the conversation at public meetings and speak up for what matters to you. BikeWalkKC regularly works in both the advocacy and planning realms to foster policy and changes to the built environment that […]