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Register for the KC Women’s Bike Summit

Everyone here at BikeWalkKC is very excited for the very first KC Women’s Bike Summit. We are all hard at work finalizing everything to make sure this year’s event is a success. We invite women of all skill levels, ages and backgrounds to join us at the Kauffman Foundation on May 10 and empower more […]

Register to attend the KC Women’s Bike Summit

Register to attend the KC Women’s Bike Summit BikeWalkKC is hosting the region’s first women’s bicycling summit, the KC Women’s Bike Summit on May 10, 2014 in hopes of getting more local women on bikes. “We hope to empower women to get on bicycles and participate in their communities as riders and leaders, and bring […]

Support walking and biking to school in KC Public Schools’ master plan

Kansas City Public Schools are creating a new facilities master plan, including future school sites and potential changes to school attendance areas. This process provides a great opportunity to include walking and biking in the district’s long range planning. We encourage all parents and community members to attend the public meetings and let school officials […]

Kansas City area students celebrate International Walk to School

Students from 38 schools representing 16 districts participated in International Walk to School Day this week — a 21 percent increase from last year. Here are some highlights from some of the schools that participated: James Elementary in Kansas City, Mo. promoted the event with student designed posters, door prizes, raffle prizes, and certificates for […]

Construction starts on Turkey Creek Trail through Overland Park

This spring the City of Overland Park started construction on the next piece of the popular Turkey Creek Trail. This segment is at the city’s northerned edge along I-35, between Antioch Road and Metcalf Avenue. The new trail should be open by the end of this summer! Overland Park announcement: Turkey Creek Trail Coming Alive. […]