Resources

  • Greater Kansas City Bike and Trail Guide
  • Johnson County Parks and Recreation
  • Johnson County Trail Guide
  • Johnson Drive Road Diet Guide Mission, KS
    • Johnson Drive’s popularity is bringing more people and more traffic to the street. With increased vehicle, foot, and bike traffic in the corridor, the City of Mission is interested in addressing traffic speed, pedestrian safety, parking operations and business access. The Road Diet Guide was produced by BikeWalkKC for the City of Mission and supported by LiveWell Johnson County.
  • Olathe Parks and Recreation
    • LiveWell Johnson County and Olathe Parks and Recreation are partnering to encourage residents to be active through walking groups and physical activity signage in parks and sports fields in Olathe.
  • Safe Routes To Schools Case Study and Checklist
    • LiveWell Johnson County and our partners, BikeWalkKC and the Shawnee Mission School District, with the support of Safe Kids Worldwide, developed the checklist around the “Six E’s” of best practice for safe routes to school. They are: evaluation, engineering, education, enforcement, encouragement and equity.
  • Shawnee Parks and Recreation
    • LiveWell Johnson County and Shawnee Parks and Recreation are working together to encourage residents to be active in their local parks and the community center.
  • Take A Stand Against Sitting Disease – 7 Tips
    • Studies show, on average, we sit 7.7 hours a day, and some estimates say up to 15 hours a day. The term “Sitting Disease” has been coined by the scientific community and is commonly used when referring to the ill-effects of an overly sedentary lifestyle, such as high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and cancer.
  • Walk Kansas 
    • Walk Kansas is a team-based program that encourages groups to get out and walk each Spring.
  • Walkability Checklist
    • How walkable is your community? Take a walk and use this checklist to decide if your neighborhood is a friendly place to walk.

 

 

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