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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
US Senator Jerry Moran has announced a Town Hall meeting this Sunday, March 6 at 3:30 p.m. on the Johnson County College campus (see Sen. Moran’s email below for location information) that may also be attended by US Representative Kevin Yoder for the 3rd District. This is a perfect opportunity to meet Kansas’ newest senator [...]
The Kansas Department of Transportation is performing a study of the I-70 Polk-Quincy Viaduct (I-70 in downtown Topeka), and is asking for public input. This is a great opportunity for us to tell KDOT that we need safe highways crossings.