Kansas City's bicycle infrastructure is in the midst of an overhaul. But progress can be slow. Every year, KCUR's Central Standard does a check-in, to see how it's going. This year, it's all about turning miles of added bike lanes into continuous routes. Plus, a Kansas City cyclist's fatal collision raises concerns about safety. Why are accidents on the rise in Missouri?
- Deb Ridgeway, bike-ped coordinator, Kansas City, Missouri
- Eric Bunch, director of education, Bike Walk KC
- Heidi Holliday, chair of the Infrastructure Action Team, Healthy Communities Wyandotte
- Aaron Bartlett, bicycle and training coordinator, Mid-America Regional Council
KCUR is participating in a 5K bike/walk/run and health fair in Kansas City, Kansas on May 21. The station's teamed up with the UMKC School of Medicine and UMKC's ROOS on Call to provide onsite blood pressure screening and glucose testing.