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  • BLAST Pilot for Burke 3rd Graders

    This semester, Burke Elementary School (Hickman Mills School District) and BikeWalkKC partnered up to deliver our first-ever 3rd grade version of the Bicycle Lesson and Safety Training (BLAST) program! Our education team drafted a four-session program specifically designed for 3rd graders, with the goal of preparing them for our full BLAST curriculum in the future. […]

  • Attend an upcoming public meeting for the new KCMO Bike Master Plan

    Now is your opportunity to speak up! Where do you want to bike? What barriers to do you face? What would help you feel safer and more comfortable?

  • Previewing the Rock Island Corridor

    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 […]

  • Voters approve infrastructure bonds with sidewalks and Complete Streets

    Unpredented investment in walking and biking gets a big thumbs up thanks to everyone who wrote a letter, volunteered, and spoke up at City Hall

  • April 2017 News & Events

      Vote “YES” on 1-2-3, April 4 Kansas City, MO voters will decide tomorrow, April 4th, on investments to repair and rebuild city infrastructure and public buildings via a package of three General Obligation (G.O.) Bonds totaling $800 million. Among those investments are ground-breaking opportunities to improve walking and biking over the next twenty years. […]

  • Serve on the BikeWalkKC Board of Directors

    BikeWalkKC’s Board of Directors is looking for people with a passion for making Greater Kansas City a safer and more welcoming place for people who walk and bike. The Board Nominating Committee is searching for director candidates with strong leadership skills and experience in helping nonprofit organizations execute strategy and development plans. The organization has […]

  • Safe Routes to School Programming Expands in Wyandotte County

    The Safe Routes to School team in Wyandotte County has a fun and active semester underway. School champions have been hard at work, planning walking programs and getting students excited to walk to school. Their Walking School Bus Spring Season kicked off this week, with five new schools participating. This means that nearly 250 students at 11 schools […]

  • #GOVote: A YES Vote on Questions 1, 2, 3 is a Vote for Bike Lanes

    Over the next two weeks, in a series called #GOVote, we will explore the many reasons BikeWalkKC endorses KCMO Questions 1, 2, 3 on the April 4th ballot. Follow along as we detail the myriad benefits these measures bring to walking and biking in KCMO. The $450m portion of Question 1 will benefit bike lanes […]

  • #GOVote: A YES Vote on Questions 1, 2, 3 is a Vote for Complete Streets

    Over the next two weeks, in a series called #GOVote, we will explore the many reasons BikeWalkKC endorses KCMO Questions 1, 2, 3 on the April 4th ballot. Follow along as we detail the myriad benefits these measures bring to walking and biking in KCMO. Just like sidewalks, passage of GO Bond Question 1 would […]

  • New Belgium Tour de Fat is coming to KC on August 12th

    We are excited for the news that New Belgium’s Tour de Fat event is expanding this year to include Kansas City! Click here to read New Belgium’s Press Release. Grab your tickets and start planning for the Kansas City Tour de Fat on August 12, 2017! Expect to experience the unexpected. We’re bringing the party […]

  • #GOVote: A YES Vote on Questions 1, 2, 3 is a Vote for Accessibilty

    Over the next two weeks, in a series called #GOVote, we will explore the many reasons BikeWalkKC endorses KCMO Questions 1, 2, 3 on the April 4th ballot. Follow along as we detail the myriad benefits these measures bring to walking and biking in KCMO. In 2012 the City reached an agreement with the Department […]

  • #GOVote: A YES Vote on Questions 1, 2, 3 is a Vote for Sidewalks

    Over the next two weeks, in a series called #GOVote, we will explore the many reasons BikeWalkKC endorses KCMO Questions 1, 2, 3 on the April 4th ballot. Follow along as we detail the myriad benefits these measures bring to walking and biking in KCMO. GO Bond Question 1 would establish a $150m fund for […]

  • BikeWalkKC endorses Questions 1-2-3 for investments in walking and biking

    One of the biggest obstacles to better walking and biking in KCMO is a lack of local investment in sidewalks, bike lanes, and other infrastructure. And for this reason, BikeWalkKC endorses Question 1, 2, 3 on the April 4th ballot. City Hall is asking voters to approve an $800 million investment in infrastructure, including significant new […]

  • Beyond the Loop Will Explore New Ideas for Downtown Highways

    Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) has launched an effort, “Beyond the Loop,” to begin planning for the future of several large pieces of aging highway infrastructure around downtown KCMO and KCK. There will be a kickoff event on February 23rd from 2:00 – 4:30 PM at the Central Library in downtown KCMO. RSVP here. The study […]

  • BikeWalkKC February 2017 Newsletter

    Mark Your Calendars: BikeWalkKC Event Season Has Begun Looking for new learning opportunities? Networking events? We’ve got something for everyone this spring, and hope you’ll join us for any and all of these upcoming activities! Friday, February 24, 5:30-7:30pm: We’ve teamed up with OneLife Fitness to offer a new Handlebar Happy Hour format! “Workout & […]