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 […]

KanBikeWalk’s 2013 Annual Meeting is coming up soon!

2013 Annual Meeting, Bike Ride & Walk KanBikeWalk will host its 2013 Annual Meeting, Bike Ride & Walk with bicyclists, pedestrians and interested citizens from the region and across the State of Kansas in Wichita. This is an opportunity for You to help shape the future of bicycling and walking in your Community and across […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kansas Bike-Ped News, May 2013

Paola School Bike Racks

Pratt Health Coalition Advocates for Active Transportation, McPherson Improves Crosswalks, Efforts to save Marysville depot for trailhead, Fort Leavenworth Bike-Ped Safety Rules, and more bicycling and walking news from Kansas.

Kansas Bike-Ped News, April 2013

Wichita Bike-Ped Bridge

National Bike Challenge, Wichita Residents Urged to Walk and Bike, Mayor Wants to Improve Bicycling and Walking in Louisburg, Kansas City, Kansas Complete Street Project, and more bicycling and pedestrian news from Kansas.

KU Proposes Center Bike Lanes for Jayhawk Blvd.

(Photo:  Lawrence World Journal)

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 […]

KanBikeWalk at the National Bike Summit

NBS13 Rep, Lynn Jenkins

A look back at this year’s National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., with photos, and highlights from the nation’s largest gather of bicycling and pedestrian advocates.