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!
Thursday evening the Wyandotte County Commission is considering a project to connect Kaw Point Park with the Riverfront Heritage Trail and the rest of the MetroGreen regional trail system. The Commission is divided, and your support is needed to ensure this important connection moves forward. The majority of the cost to build this connection is […]
Our Board of Directors recently selected the 2015-2016 officers for BikeWalkKC and KC B-cycle. The officers help set our strategy and provide leadership for the organization. Our board includes a wide range of leaders from business, government, education, nonprofits, and the community. Congratulations and good luck to all of them! BikeWalkKC Chair – Barbara Thomas Barbara […]
The Waldo CID, Family Bikes, and the city of KCMO is holding a series of open house events this week to gather public input on how best to improve the intersection of 75th and Wornall in Waldo. The first meeting is this evening (Tuesday, August 11th) at 5:30 p.m. An historic streetcar suburb, Waldo is replete with […]
Between now and August 17th, we are running a special contest to see who can take the most trips using B-cycle! We will award a prize for each day of the contest (including today!), on the 18th, we will announce who will win our Grand Prize of a Southwest Airlines Gift Card. Winners can only […]
We are disappointed to learn that the plan for 13 miles of Downtown bike lanes and a road diet on Grand Boulevard has been delayed yet again.
Come generate ideas and give your input on improvements to the intersection at 75th and Wornall in Waldo! There will be three public open houses: August 11, 12 and 13th. Stop by anytime to learn more about the progression of the project and lend your voice to the discussion, but the rough schedule for each […]
This month we want to give you something cool to get you through the hot end of summer. Become a new or renewing member of BikeWalkKC and receive your choice of these three great bike items – a custom bike poster, our popular I Bike KC t-shirt, or the 2014 Tweed Ride poster hand crafted by a local artist.
BikeWalkKC is hiring part-time, seasonal instructors for our youth education programs during the upcoming school year. If you have a passion for bicycling, want to make a positive impact on children’s lives, be an excellent role model, and work with a great team of people, then we want to hear from you right away! This […]