Today we are saddened by the loss of Caroline Helmkamp, but we celebrate the long life of our friend, mentor, teacher, leader, and world traveler. Read more…
Jackson County’s annual Christmas in the Park is once again opening to people on bikes for a special night ride before it opens to cars and the general public. Enjoy more than 175 light displays on this family-friendly four mile ride through Longview Lake Park. Prizes will be awarded for best decorated bike, best holiday costume, and ugliest […]
Reposted from MidtownKC Post The Midtown KC Post, BikeWalkKC and The Whole Person are teaming up to engage Midtown residents in a discussion of Kansas City’s sidewalks, why sidewalks are important and how sidewalk policy could be improved. The goal of the MidtownKC Walks project is to develop a community plan for fixing the problem […]
This week Mayor Mark Holland cut the ribbon on new bike racks at the Wyandotte County Health Department and Kansas City, KS City Hall. He celebrated bike parking as important first step for encouraging more people to bike for transportation, exercise, and recreation. Mayor Holland also challenged neighboring businesses and employers to add bike parking up and […]
Over 4,000 kids from 30 elementary schools have graduated from BikeWalkKC’s BLAST program since we started in 2012, and this fall we are excited to bring BLAST to four new schools in the Olathe School District.
City of KCMO working to streamline the process for business owners to put bike racks on the sidewalk in front of their shops.
Jackson County and KCATA reach agreement with Union Pacific Railroad to acquire the Rock Island line for connection to Katy Trail State Park and future regional transit.
BikeWalkKC is hiring a part-time bookkeeper and office manager to support the administrative and financial needs of our growing team of professional advocates and educators. If you love numbers and are fluent in things like receivables, payables, QuickBooks, payroll, etc. – then this could be your opportunity to work for a growing nonprofit that is making […]
It is common practice for city officials to visit other US Cities as well as International ones for the opportunity to tour innovative infrastructure. This is exactly what KCMO officials did during the early planning stages of the downtown streetcar. Several members of the city staff and city council travelled to Portland, OR and Seville, Spain to […]
Big thanks to everyone who called, emailed, or attended the Commission meeting. Your support investing in places to walk and bike made all the difference!