Category Archives: Advocate

Save the Big Ditch Bridge to Connect Prairie Sunset into Wichita

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

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Our 2016 Strategic Plan is online, see where you fit in!

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

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Market and Topeka Bike Lanes Update

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

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Pedal Hub: The biking divide

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

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