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Kansas City's Bike Infrastructure

Diane Krauthamer
KCUR 89.3

After a scathing audit in 2016, we check in on Kansas City's bike plan. How have things changed since the audit? What lays ahead for bicycle infrastructure in Kansas City? And how do we compare to other Midwestern cities?


  • Eric Bunch, director of education, Bike Walk KC
  • Joe Blankenship, city planner, Long Range Planning & Preservation Division of KCMO
  • Brian Shields, city traffic engineer, Overland Park, KS
  • Arthur Ross, pedestrian-bicycle coordinator, Bike Madison, Madison, WI
Gina Kaufmann is the host of Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at, or on Twitter.