KCK adopts Complete Streets Ordinance

Last Thursday, the Unified Government of Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County took an important step towards building safer streets for everyone in their community. Following a presentation by the UG Planning Department, the Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt a Complete Streets ordinance! You can check out a copy of the adopted language […]

Advocacy Alert: Speak up for Complete Streets in Wyandotte County

Together with our partners in the Healthy Communities Wyandotte Policy Committee, BikeWalkKC is advocating for the adoption of a Complete Streets ordinance as a means of improving the built environment and health outcomes in Wyandotte County. In the age of COVID-19, such legislation has taken on increased significance as a means of supporting frontline workers […]

Walk Kansas: WYCO

Walk Kansas Starts Are you ready to virtually walk across Kansas with others in your community while learning about the benefits of a balanced diet and physical fitness? Learn all about the Walk Kansas program facilitated by K-State Research and Extension! • Online registration opens February 18, 2020. • Walk Kansas Program dates March 15- […]

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Exercise Sessions

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy The goal of the program is to provide safe, structured and effective strength training for older adults. The evidence-based curriculum used for this program is adapted by the University of Missouri extension faculty from the StrongWomen program designed by Dr. Miriam Nelson and Rebecca Seguin, MS, CSCS from Tufts University. The […]

Strawberry Hill Better Blocktober Fest

Downtown KCK will come alive with pop-up shops, street art, bike lanes, activities, and more. Join us as we build a Better Block and a brighter future for KCK. BETTER BLOCK is a community revitalization project and urban design exhibit. The event demonstrates how temporary streetscape improvements, bicycle accessibility, pop-up businesses, local art and street […]

Community Meeting: University Town / Fisher Park Plan (Wyo. Co.) **

Community Meeting Thursday, September 14 5:00-7:00pm Rainbow Mennonite Church 1444 Southwest Boulevard KCK, 66103 The consultant team is concluding the ideation phase of the University Town project (near the University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center), and the community is invited to hear their presentation on development options for review and feedback. The goals for […]

Kansas City Regional Safe Routes to School Summit

The first-ever KC Regional Safe Routes to School Summit will convene bicycle/pedestrian champions, community partners, public health experts, teachers, district administration, parents, elected officials, and city staff from both sides of the state line to learn, share, and experience all things Safe Routes to School. Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. USD 500 […]