KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Starting this summer, there will be more options for people who want to bike to work in downtown.
On Monday, Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Sly James and other officials kicked off Kansas City Bike Week 2012, saying that they were committed to making the city a better place to ride and walk.
According to the city, 17 miles of shared-use (bike/walk) trails have been constructed in Kansas City, Missouri, along with 2.3 miles of shared lane markings, 40 miles of bike lanes and 40 new bike racks.
Bike Week, May 14-18, is a regional effort involving local governments, area bicycle clubs and advocacy groups, planning agencies and bike-friendly businesses.
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