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Third round of public meetings for Route 92 Leavenworth Centennial Bridge over the Missouri River

One more opportunity support safe bike/ped access on the new Leavenworth Bridge over the Missouri River. KDOT is wrapping up their study of options for replacing the 92 Centennial Bridge. Thanks to your action they agreed to include a barrier-separated bike/ped trail on the bridge. February’s open houses are your next opportunity to see the […]

Yes, You Can Ride in the Winter. The Women of Women Bike KC Say So.

Ahhh wintertime…the perfect time for watching snowflakes fall, making huge batches of soul-warming soups and padding our saddlebags…to go for a bike ride! That’s right! The change of seasons doesn’t mean your bike automatically gets relegated to the back wall of your garage, or worse, left outside on your porch. Instead, take this opportunity to […]

Public input sought for future of K-32 in Wyandotte County

The Mid-America Regional Council is seeking input from KCK residents and other interested parties on the future of K-32, a primary artery connecting Bonner Springs and Edwardsville to the rest of Wyandotte County on the larger metro area. Attend a public meeting for visit the web site to learn more and provide your input. What? […]

2015 Year in Review

2015 was a great year for BikeWalkKC, for communities around the region, and for the entire walking and bicycling movement. The accomplishments this year were too many to list, but we’ve done our best to share some of the highlights. BikeWalkKC’s news and accomplishments Record year for Youth Education Program Our BLAST Kids on Bikes […]

BikeWalkKC awarded grant from Health Care Foundation to build network of care in underserved communities.

We believe that all neighborhoods, especially those with limited transportation access and poor health outcomes, deserve quality places to live, work and play and access to physical activity. With the support of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, BikeWalkKC will expand our Safe Routes to School program to create networks of care that serve the wider community.

Midtown KC Walks Series: What’s changed with Kansas City sidewalks and what could happen next

In this final report in the MidtownKC Walks series, the call for change in Kansas City.  In the first story, Kansas City residents, especially those in Midtown, said they are more dissatisfied with the condition of sidewalks than almost any other city service. We’ve also reported that residents said they are surprised to learn that responsibility for sidewalk maintenance lies with individual property owners and discussed […]