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Commuter Stops Pop Up Across the Metro for Bike to Work Day

Businesses and organizations throughout Greater Kansas City showered bike commuters with all manner of baked goods this week in celebration of Bike to Work Day.                     Downtown KCMO got in the action with stops at Lathrope and Gage, the MidAmerica Regional Council, and Head for the […]

PRESS RELEASE: Man in wheelchair dies after hit-and-run

A man in a motorized wheelchair was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash this morning. The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. near 11th and Charlotte Streets. Authorities say the victim, identified as 50-year-old Phillip Noel, was crossing the street within the marked crosswalk when the vehicle struck him and sped away. Noel was taken […]

East High School Bike Club receives Bike Month Proclamation

For the second year running, Bike Club students rode from East High School to City Hall to receive the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s Bike Month Proclamation.  An after-school program founded by BikeWalkKC and a math teacher, East High School Bike Club has counted victory after victory in students’ personal lives as well as in their […]

KCMO Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee to Discuss Paseo Gateway

The Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is calling a special meeting to take public testimony and hear presentations on several plans in relation to the Paseo Gateway – a major reconstruction of the intersection of Paseo Boulevard and Independence Avenue. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15th from 5:30 to 7:00 at the […]

PRESS RELEASE: Pedestrian struck twice after getting off bus

A man is in stable condition after sustaining injuries from two vehicles after exiting the bus in Kansas City, Missouri. The crash happened near the intersection of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and Woodland Avenue around 8:45 a.m. yesterday morning. The man stepped off the bus and attempted to cross the street when he was struck […]

Registration is Open for the Women’s Bike Summit 2018!

If you love bikes, or have bikey friends, or have seen a bicycle and thought, “Maybe someday…”, the Women’s Bike Summit is your event! Convene with other woman-identifying folks to encourage and uplift each other in bicycle sisterhood: attend inspiring sessions, meet new riding buddies, and build connections for a better Kansas City.     The […]

Partner Profile: Children’s Mercy Kansas City

At BikeWalkKC, we see a community that is barrier free, has complete biking and walking access, and has a connected culture of active transportation and active lifestyles, and we seek partners with the same vision. Children’s Mercy Kansas City (CMKC) has been that kind of partner since 2014. Founded in 1897, Children’s Mercy is one of […]

PRESS RELEASE: Pedestrian struck by semi on I-35

On Friday evening, a pedestrian was struck by a semi driving along the southbound lanes of I-35. Authorities say the crash occurred around 9 p.m. in the area just north of the Kit Bond Bridge. The victim, 50-year-old Thomas Mattes, was hit near the right shoulder. He was rushed to an area hospital with serious […]

City’s proposed Paseo Gateway intersection design is two steps forward, one step back for pedestrians

A new design for the dangerous intersection of Independence Avenue and The Paseo would actually insert a suburban-style intersection in an urban neighborhood, and you can provide your input at a public meeting on Tuesday, April 24th. KC Parks is redesigning this intersection and the new design they are unveiling on Tuesday unfortunately is a […]