Recently, the BikeWalk Alliance-Wichita submitted a questionnaire to Wichita City Council General Election candidates. The goal of the project was to become more familiar with our future leaders, and their beliefs and/or positions on issues related to biking, walking and running in our city. In addition to the four questions, recipients received a fact sheet
Please read article, posted to the Wichita Eagle online about fellow cyclist, Marc Haught, who was hit on his bicycle Thursday, March 3rd, while training for a tri-athalon. Click HERE to read article. BWA-W wishes Marc a speedy recovery, and for city officials to successfully investigate the cause of the accident.
A big thanks goes out to Jack, Melida, Larry, Jennifer, Carey, Barry, Jane, Andy, Katie and Weston for taking time out of their Sunday to clean up the Historic Midtown Bike Trail. The volunteers managed to clean up nearly 2/3 of the trail in just over an hour. An estimated 10 bags of trash were
The BikeWalk Alliance-Wichita recently inquired about assisting the Historic Midtown Neighborhood Association in conducting a clean-up of their bike path. They have graciously made a $100 donation to BWA-W for our help, which will be used to continue our annual membership to the People Powered Movement. BikeWalk Alliance-Wichita members and volunteers (this can be anyone!) are
Friends, here is a media release for a brainstorming forum geared at Walking in Wichita. Please read and pass along to anyone you feel should be in attendance. Click HERE for the document.
Thank you to all that participated with the BikeWalk Alliance-Wichita in 2010. 2011 is sure to be another great and productive year for biking, running, walking and for the greater Wichita Area in general. We have compiled a list of accomplishments for 2010. Please take a minute or two to read over them. Thank you
A follower of the BWA has forwarded us a great link to a growing problem in the communities. Please take some time to read it by clicking HERE.
Our next meeting will be at 6:30pm, Thursday, January 20th, at City Arts in Old Town Square, 2nd Floor. The public is invited to attend, and we invite all to come. The meetings generally last about an hour or so. You can review the agenda by clicking HERE. Please print one and bring it to
In a recent article, The Wichita Eagle writes of motorist Demauria M. Stephens, who hit Robert “Bicycle Bob” Hughes on July 24. Hughes is still suffering from his injuries, and everyone is asked to continue to pray for his speedy recovery and that this not happen to anyone else. Stephens is apparently set to attend
Thank you to all that participated in our first ever Kansas Safe Cycling event, which helped the Diego Ballesteros Benefit Fund. Together with all your contributions, BWA-W helped raise $3,200 to assist Diego in his long journey to recovery. We have received word from Diego that he is grateful for the love and support Wichita