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Dealing with your green commuter winter blues
January 25, 2024January 26, 2024
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Dealing with your green commuter winter blues

2024 has been off to a cold and dreary start. If you’re missing warmer, sunnier days, here are a few tips for dealing with the winter blues as a green commuter. Try a different green commute mode If you’re normally a bike commuter and not feeling up for biking in the cold, try taking RideKC...

Tips for Bike Commuting in the Winter
January 26, 2023February 1, 2023
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Tips for Bike Commuting in the Winter

Being a sustainable commuter doesn’t have to be isolated to the warmer months. RideshareKC, a program of the Mid-America Regional Council, recently co-hosted a Winter Bike Commuting Workshop with Bicycle Depot Kansas City to help commuters feel empowered to keep biking to work throughout the winter.

Commuter Stories: Sean McCue
October 19, 2022October 19, 2022
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Commuter Stories: Sean McCue

RideshareKC is a publicly funded program that provides commuter resources to individuals and employers in the Kansas City metropolitan area — helping to create transportation options for area workers. Established in 1980, the program serves commuters from five counties in Missouri and four counties in Kansas. Learn more at RideshareKC.org.

Commuter Stories: Nash High
October 19, 2022October 19, 2022
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Commuter Stories: Nash High

RideshareKC is a publicly funded program that provides commuter resources to individuals and employers in the Kansas City metropolitan area — helping to create transportation options for area workers. Established in 1980, the program serves commuters from five counties in Missouri and four counties in Kansas. Learn more at RideshareKC.org.

Commuter Stories: Tresa Carter
September 27, 2022September 27, 2022
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Commuter Stories: Tresa Carter

“My experience level prior to bike commuting was [that] I knew how to ride a bike, and that was about it.” Tresa Carter, director of community planning at BikeWalkKC, started riding her bike to work in Kansas City in April 2022. Despite some rough first experiences, Tresa stuck with it and now bikes to work...

Commuter Stories: Nick Ward-Bopp
September 2, 2022September 8, 2022
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Commuter Stories: Nick Ward-Bopp

I first started riding the bus in college to get to an internship in downtown Kansas City, Mo. from a neighborhood south of Waldo. I continued using the bus to commute to work in the Westside neighborhood and to the Historic Northeast when I was learning to use digital fabrication tools and vector drawing software...