Blog Posts By: Eric Rogers


Kansas City, MO loses its bike friendly community designation

June 28, 2016


Last month the League of American Bicyclists released their latest list of Bicycle Friendly Communities, and Kansas City, MO was conspicuously absent from the list. KCMO has been a Bronze Bike Friendly Community for several years, and the designation was up for renewal in 2015. According to the League, the City did not submit an […]

Here Are the 5 E’s in Cycling That You Should Know

May 7, 2014


May is Bike Month around the United States, and here in Kansas City. BikeWalkKC works with the Mid-America Regional Council and many other community partners to produce a wide range of events showcasing Kansas City’s diverse and growing bike communities. This year Bike Month includes events like a Bike-In Movie, Women’s Bike Summit, trail building, […]

Progress Being Made for Active Transportation in KC

November 9, 2010


If you are reading this you probably already know the statistics about obesity, diabetes, and other public health crises caused in large part by sedentary lifestyles and by built environments that promote automobile dependence and discourage walking and bicycling. Greater Kansas City’s rates of bicycling and walking are less than half the national average, which […]


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