Grassroots momentum is building in Lenexa for the City to adopt a formal Complete Streets policy and to start building bike lanes. The city has an excellent trail system, but has historically the suburb most hesitant about bike lanes.
Next steps and how you can help
1. Join the I Bike Lenexa group on Facebook
A grassroots group of Lenexa residents is working to build a community among Lenexa cyclists, and is discussing ideas for the Top Ten List requested by the Mayor.
2. Contact your Lenexa City Council Members
Let them know you are a Lenexa resident that supports Complete Streets and wants to see on-street bike lanes added to the city’s transportation mix. Be sure to copy Mayor Boehm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Join BikeWalkKC’s Advocacy Mailing List
Get occasional updates about progress in Lenexa and actions you can take to help the cause.
4. Stay tuned for Lenexa Vision 2040
In 2018 the city will kick off its next master plan process. City officials have indicated they are open to adding a Vision 2040 task force responsible for Complete Streets.