Better Block info

Fresh from the City of Wichita Master Bicycle Plan e-Newsletter, below is the info you need to know about this weeks great events near Downtown.

Catch the Free Bus to the Better Block on Friday!

Ride the bus to the Better Bock event on Friday, April 27th. Buses will run after hours as a pilot program to see what late hours and more frequent service looks like.The route will travel along Douglas from downtown to Edgemoor. It will run every 15 minutes starting at the end of regular Friday service and will go until 9pm. Check out the Better Block web page (link below) for the schedule and route information. Learn more…

The Better Block Experience!

Don’t miss the Better Block Friday evening and Saturday morning at the intersection of Douglas Avenue and Hydraulic Street. Below are some of the exciting features you’ll get to experience!

Try the Back-in Angled Parking

Used in cities throughout the US, back-in angled parking can provide a better parking experience and enhanced safety for cyclists. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Enjoy Public Art and Entertainment

Public art will rock the block – Better Block that is! Check out the new mural, listen to live music, and enjoy the artistic performances.

Volunteer to Build a Better Block this Weekend!

Help build a Better Block and have fun! Help paint a crosswalk, set-up street trees, or set-out street furniture. There are many different volunteer opportunities for everyone. Sign-up today!

 

Bicycle Plan Open House 

May 1st

Help make getting around Wichita on a bicycle safer, easier, and more convenient. Mark your calendars for May 1st and be sure to join us from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at City Hall for the Wichita Bicycle Master Plan Open House.  Learn more…

 

Celebrate May as Bike Month

Celebrate Bike Month in Wichita. It’s fun, it’s healthy, and it’s smart. There are many great activities and ways for you to experience Bike Month in Wichita. You can participate in a group ride, learn commuter tips, ride the architectural tour, try biking to work. Check out the link below for more information about the exciting bike month activites happening this May! Learn more…