Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Johnson County Hates BIKE/WALK!?!?

The reality is that sidewalk access in the burbs is nearly as bad as KCMO with even more danger from well-maintained SUVS cruising down wide roads at top speeds. Here's a reminder that accessibility for both bikes & pedestrians is metrowide problem . . . Read more:

Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by vehicle in Leawood

Authorities in Johnson County, Kansas are investigating after a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle Tuesday. That incident happened around 5:30 p.m. near 83rd Street and Mission Road in Leawood. Police said one man was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition - he suffered serious head injuries.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

A person on a bicycle is not a pedestrian.

Anonymous said...

they were walking their bike. Read more closely!

Anonymous said...

I almost hit some jackass riding his bike at 545pm on Mission Rd. yesterday! I wonder if it's the same guy? He was biking along, obstructing traffic, being a selfish jackass.

Anonymous said...

In other words, @8:17, he was just a run of the mill member of Bike/Walk KC, right?

Anonymous said...

REgular bike rider here,
Yes I live in MO but Kansas side is not better.
You are forced on the main roads with SUV moms.
Good comment Tony....

Anonymous said...

Sorry the guy was hit and injured, but bikers need to ride in parks, on trails, etc. and stay off the streets.