Free Wheels for Kids Teaching Bicycling Safety in KCK

http://www.kansascity.com/2013/12/26/4714615/freewheels-for-kids-promotes-safe.html This is a great article about a great organization that’s been steadily growing in Kansas City, KS.  Free Wheels for Kids is teaching more than how to ride a bike.  They are teaching kids how to maintain their ride once they’ve earned their bike, how to change their community for the better and personal […]

Pedestrians & Bicyclists Asked to Comment on US 69/MO River Bridge EA

MoDOT and KDOT are co-hosting a public meeting and on-line comment opportunity as part of the Environmental Assessment phase for the replacement of the Fairfax & Platte Purchase Bridges (US 69 Hwy) over the Missouri River. Both DOT’s and local government’s have been supportive of a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicyclists on the new […]

College Blvd, Renner to Ridgeview, Public Meeting on Wed, Sept 4th

Finally, Lenexa and Olathe with KDOT’s funding are planning for the widening of the worst stretch of College Blvd, the menacing 2- lane, 1-mile section from Renner Blvd west to Ridgeview Rd. Both cities managed to procrastinate making this much needed upgrade long enough that KDOT now needs it improved as part of the massive […]

Leawood Seeking Public Input at 3 Bike/Pedestrian Plan Workshops

The City of Leawood has announced three workshops for gathering public input on their evolving bicycle and pedestrian transportation plan. Additionally, a public survey has been set up on-line to learn about your riding, walking and running activities in Leawood. All Leawood residents and anyone who rides, walks and runs in or through Leawood are […]

Leawood Active Transportation Plan Kick-Off

Leawood is beginning a new Active Transportation Plan for bicycling and walking, and kicking it off with an expo showcasing regional organizations and businesses serving people who walk and bike. Learn about the new plan, suggest your own ideas for improving walking and biking in Leawood, check out the expo and enjoy the BMX skills […]

National Bike Challenge May 2013 Results

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The first month of the 2013 National Bike Challenge is in the books. For all of you who’ve participated, well done! Kansas finished May in 9th place nationally, with 336 riders logging about 58,000 miles.

2013 National Bike Challenge Toolkit

Please help to spread the word about the 2013 National Bike Challenge with these handy images and printable materials. Let’s get Kansas riding!

Join the 2013 National Bike Challenge

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!

KU Proposes Center Bike Lanes for Jayhawk Blvd.

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KU has announced an $11 million dollar reconstruction of Jayhawk Blvd to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and safety, roadway infrastructure, utilities, bus circulation and to restore the historic tree-lined character of the original Jayhawk Blvd.

KS Congressional Delegation Fails to Support Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

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 […]