News/Blog Archive

Move Your Way: Wyandotte County adapts to pandemic protocols

The first of October marked the end of the Move Your Way: Wyandotte County campaign, a program of the US Department of Health and Human Services facilitated by BikeWalkKC, WYCO Health Department, and the Department of Population Health at KU Medical Center. The program, which began in December 2019, took a swift turn as the […]

Westwood adopts Complete Streets Policy

A road diet on 47th street includes bike lanes, crosswalks, and a center left turn lane. These features make the street safer for all road users by slowing car traffic and making connections to popular destinations like Lulu’s. The City of Westwood, Kansas, is the latest Kansas City metro municipality to adopt a Complete Streets […]

World Day of Remembrance Spotlight: Listen to Carter

Special Guest – Sarah Wright As part of our efforts to recognize World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, we are sharing stories from the families of victims and survivors of traffic violence. This blog does contain some graphic descriptions and an image some readers may find unsettling. Just a month before the crash, […]

World Day of Remembrance Spotlight: Don’t Forget Ezrayel

Special Guests – Charlene Hill and Gloria Bunch As part of our efforts to recognize World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, we are sharing stories from the families of victims and survivors of traffic violence. The account below is based off of interviews with Charlene and Gloria. This blog does contain some graphic […]

What’s the latest with Vision Zero?

With the Pathways to Vision Zero Summit coming up later this month, we wanted to take stock of where things stand with the Vision Zero efforts in Kansas City. What is Vision Zero? Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all, according […]