Glenda Taylor was hit and killed on June 7th, 2015 while warming up for the Kansas State Time Trial Championships in the town of Walnut, in southeast Kansas. Last week […]
We are pleased to share that Mike Conley will fill a new role at BikeWalkKC: Bike Share Operations Coordinator. Mike will help lead our operations team to ensure that the […]
In debate about $800 million infrastructure bond, evidence shows sidewalks and bike lanes bring the biggest return on investment of public money. They create more jobs than road-only projects, and have high ROI on economic activity and health improvements.
Happy New Year! To kick the year off right, a few of us at BikeWalkKC decided we’d share some of our 2017 resolutions. Brandon: having accomplished a lot of goals in […]
2016 marked BikeWalkKC’s sixth year! Thanks to our members, volunteers, and partners we saw another great year growing the organization, and impacting the quality of life across the Kansas City region. […]
If you are frustrated with the pace of adding bike lanes on the streets of Kansas City, you are not alone. The KCMO City Auditor has released a performance audit of “Bike KC” – the city’s 2001 bike plan, finding it was inadequate from the start and a series of challenges over the last 15 years have doomed its success.
For the last four years, KCK-based FreeWheels for Kids has been an important community organization working to empower youth with bicycles through education and advocacy in schools, community centers, and City Hall. […]
Heavy Constructors and Councilwoman Shields argue for roads, roads, and more roads – while community members ask for sidewalks, sidewalks, and more sidewalks.
Opinion polling for the city’s proposed $800 million infrastructure bond shows that 72% of people would be more likely to vote yes if it included a city-funded sidewalk program that […]
As the summer pilot program of an adult Earn-a-Bike cohort at Hope Faith Ministries drew to an end in early August, no one anticipated what would grow from this initial […]