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
Official news release for the Kansas Safe Cycling event can be read and downloaded by clicking here. You may also view a flyer for the event by clicking here.
Folks-Please see the attached flyer for our first official fundraiser for the Diego Ballesteros Benefit Fund. Please help us support this amazing athlete while advocating for Safe Cycling in Kansas. There will be lots of Silent Auction items, food and beer specials by New Belgium Brewery (makers of Fat Tire), an update to Diego’s recovery
Cycling is on a roll! This means your efforts spreading the word on behalf of your citizens, city and state are paying off. We are RentaBikeNow.com a nationwide bicycle rental network that can help support your efforts by making more bikes available to more people. The result is better health, a cleaner planet, reduced
If you would like to display a “Thanks for sharing the road sign” in your yard or business property, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get you a sign. Please observer city sign ordinances, and keep the signs on private property, which includes outside the eavesment (above sidewalks) and on your fence and in your windows.
Here is information regarding the TIGER II Grant and Wichita’s pending application, which is set to begin very soon. Select links to a City Council STAFF REPORT, SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION and a VIDEO PRESENTATION. Keep to keep in touch as to the progress, stay tuned to the site for more information.
BWA-W Member, Delores Craig, was interviewed in The Wichita Eagle about the opportunities for the RedBud Trail enhancements. This article comes as an announcement to the community for the $2.3 million dollar grant to create the trail. You can read the article here.
Friends, there is great news to share. KDOT has awarded funding for the Redbud Trail pedestrian and bicycle path along the abandoned Burlington Northern/Santa Fe rail corridor! This news comes after several months of advocating and waiting, and the news couldn’t have been any better. Your letters of support to KDOT were very important, and the message
It’s finally here! The College Hill Commonor reported in the August edition that the long promised bike lanes will finally be painted, along with marked parking on the other side of the streets. This is a big step towards a bike-friendly city. This is a much needed transit pathway for cyclists, which has been under