Category Archives: Advocacy

Livable Streets Lee’s Summit taking off

Livable Streets Lee’s Summit is a new city/community partnership working to make sure the rapid growth in this southeast suburb keeps the city livable for people by incorporating all roadway users into the growing transportation system The group is already … Continue reading

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JoCo Cyclists wanted for KDOT focus group

KanBikeWalk and the Kansas Department of Transportation are looking for 15 cyclists to participate in a focus group about bicycle mobility along and across the “Johnson County Triangle”, the area where I-35, I-435, and K-10 converge in the southwest burbs. … Continue reading

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Missouri Bicycling License Plate

The Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation is working to bring a bicycling license plate to Missouri, and needs to raise $5,000 by the end of June to make it happen. Several states now have these license plates to promote a … Continue reading

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Register now for Sunday’s Fountain Tour

Kansas City’s marquee bicycle tour is just a few days away on Sunday June 20th, and advance registration will soon close.  Kansas City Bicycle Club’s City of Fountains Bicycle Tour is a family-friendly ride that includes many of Kansas City’s … Continue reading

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Support Bike-Friendly Politicians

This month two bike-friendly KCMO City Councilmembers are holding campaign fund raisers.  Now is the time to support the politicians who support bicycling.  Get out your check books and show some love to Jan Marcason and Cindy Circo.

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ALERT: Help get more bike lanes on Lone Elm in JoCo

Yesterday we heralded the opening of a bike-friendly interchange at I-35 and Lone Elm Road in Olathe.  Today we are urging you to speak up and ask Lenexa to follow Olathe’s lead and add bike lanes to a new intersection … Continue reading

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New I-35/Lone Elm interchange opens with good bicycle accomodation, thanks to JCBC

Randy Rasa at Kansas Cyclist has great coverage of the bike/ped facilities that are part of the new Lone Elm Road interchange on I-35 in southwest Olathe. The new facilities are quite extensive, with bike lanes, a trail, signage, etc.  … Continue reading

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Governor Nixon has killed the Tour of Missouri

The Tour of Missouri has just announced that the 2010 race is canceled. It looks like Jay Nixon has succeeded in his misguided attempt to kill the Tour in order to inflict petty political damage on Lieutenant Governor Pete Kinder. … Continue reading

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Please help enlighten an Olathe City Councilman

If you live, work, or ride in Olathe, there is a City Councilman who could use some gentle enlightenment about the fact that many people do bicycle in Olathe for transportation. John Bacon said he hadn’t seen anyone in Olathe … Continue reading

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Bikes and Trail for Chouteau Trafficway – public meeting tonight

This evening the City will have a public meeting  on plans to rebuild Chouteau Trafficway into Chouteau Parkway, complete with bike lanes and a multi-use trail.  If you can, please stop by the meeting tonight to support this plan. Chouteau … Continue reading

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