Just a quick reminder of volunteer opportunities with Bike Walk Wichita Midtown Trail Quick Cleanup – TODAY Meet at 13th and Market at 2pm to help keep this important trail cleaned up. The Midtown Trail is in the heart of the city and gets a lot of use, we take an hour each month to do
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You may have read about the Veteran whose special racing trike was stolen from his front porch. Luckily, it was recovered, but suffered significant damage. Brian Wilhite served his country and has been training for a special Wounded Warrior event. He missed that event, but with your support he can get back into training quickly.
70% of US mayors prefer bike lanes over more parking or passing lanes Wichita government is discussing this very issue right now!
With construction on I-235 progressing, plans called for demolishing the rail bridge over the Big Ditch. Wait! Don’t do that! That’s a key connector for the Prairie Sunset Trail into Wichita, as well as being an ideal way for westsiders to get across town. Why not keep this rail trail all the way to West
Celebrate 131 Open House You are invited to Bike Walk Wichita’s Open House in celebration of our new Headquarters and to kick off 2016! *Food & drinks provided! Drop in on Sunday, Jan 31 between 2pm-6pm BWW Headquarters 131 S. Laura, Wichita KS 67211 For more information, please visit us on Facebook or at BikeWalkWichita.org
The 2016 Strategic Plan is an overview of Bike Walk Wichita’s activities and evaluation for the coming year. Our Workgroups will use this document to guide their planning, activities, and evaluation. Many of the projects and initiatives listed in this document depend on collaborations with various partners, therefore this document will be shared publicly to better engage new and unusual partners
With all the new bicycle facilities being added to Wichita, there’s some confusion about what if all means. Here’s a PDF, Wichita Smart Streets that you can view and share that explains what the various bicycle markings mean, as well as the rules of the road. Take a look, and be sure to share with people who drive
Our friend Scott Wadle with the City of Wichita just shared this! Crews from Traffic Control Services are putting down the layout markings for the Market and Topeka Bike Lanes from Kellogg to 21st Street. The designs include a door-zone buffer between on-street parking and the bike lanes through downtown, and two-stage turn queue boxes
I finally got around to listening to this very informative podcast, they are talking about some of the same issues we’re looking to address in our own community. Here’s a link to the Pedal Hub website http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/07/22/pedal-hub-episode-49 “Anthony Taylor, co-founder of the Major Taylor Bicycling Club of Minnesota, joins the Pedal Hubbers to discuss how
Register Bike Walk Wichita as the recipient of your Dillons Community Rewards program. Easy money! Here’s how you can sign up too: 1. Visit Dillons website at https://www.dillons.com/communityrewards 2. Sign in OR Create an account 3. Click on “Enroll Now” 4. Enter “Bike Walk Wichita” and search 5. Select your Organization and click on “Enroll” It