Please help to spread the word about the 2013 National Bike Challenge with these handy images and printable materials. Let’s get Kansas riding!
The 2013 National Bike Challenge runs from May through September, and is a great opportunity to get healthier, have fun, become part of a national online community, and win some awesome prizes!
While at the National Bicycle Summit in early March 2013, KanBikeWalk representatives had, among other things, one simple request for each of Kansas’ six Congressional delegates. The ask was to sign a bi-partisan letter of support for the establishment of safety performance measures for bicycle and pedestrians affected by the use of federal transportation funds [...]
Kansas City Star posted this article on Team Garmin’s Ryder Hesjedal’s win of the 2012 Giro de Italia last Sunday, the 2nd largest pro bicycling race in the world, and other recent team successes. But don’t look for the article in the Sports section (link below) because it’s in the Business section. Guess the sports [...]
The ever intrepid bike commuter Noah Dunker, makes the cover of Kansas City Star’s ’913′ while on one of his daily commutes to/from work. Mike Hendrick’s, KC Star journalist and bicyclist, wrote an 8-page article (link below) with lots of photos on most things bicycling in Johnson County. It covered the good and the bad [...]
Contact your US Senators Again Today to Save Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding. Click HERE to take action now. It’s happening again. Just one month ago, Sen. Coburn (R-OK) failed in his efforts to strip funding for Transportation EnhancementsProgram (TEP) from the six-month transportation extension. The bicycle community generated over 75,000 responses to that attack on bicycling and [...]
Tonight by a vote of 6-1, the DeSoto City Council voted to lift the 12-year-od ban for non-motorized traffic on 83rd Street from Kill Creek Rd east to its city limits with Lenexa. Council is going to discuss reducing the 45-mph speed limit, possibly to 35-mph, in the near future, which would improve the safety [...]
An Urgent request from America Bikes: Please help save Transportation Enhancements in the Transportation Extension by contacting your Senators today! It’s easy and takes a minute at the SRTS site. Just click here and enter your ZIP code to direct your input to your Senators. Our Kansas Senator Jerry Moran is seen as a key [...]
Thanks to your voices, KanBikeWalk and Kaw Valley Bicycle Club, we’re one step closer to a safer roads for Kansas bicyclists. HB 2192 passed a KS Conference Committee yesterday. It now heads to the House for concurrence, then to Senate for similar concurrence. It is once again time to take action for this important legislation [...]