Come Pedal in the Lawrence Community Bike Ride July 15th

Mark your calendars, save the date, and make plans now to attend the 2023 Lawrence Community Bike Ride Saturday, July 16th from 8:00am – 11:00am. 

  • Five rides to choose from (or skip the group and ride anytime) 
  • FREE Helmets with complementary fittings 
  • Bright Colored Ride Shirts (while supplies last)

All rides and festivities begin at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum located at 27th and Wakarusa by the YSC Soccer Fields.

(In the event of rain, the event will be held Sunday, July 16)

Review and comment on Lawrence/Douglas Co’s draft Transportation 2050 Plan

The Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has begun a 30-day public comment period for the draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP): Transportation 2050. The Plan identifies future needs and makes investment recommendations for all modes of transportation including automobile, public transit, bicycle, pedestrian, etc. This plan reflects the feedback and perspectives provided from the community engagement conducted in 2022. This plan is required by federal regulations to ensure funding for transportation projects throughout Douglas County.

Review and comment on the draft plan now!

The official T2050 30-day public comment period begins on January 23 and will end on February 22. Comments received will be considered for the final document, to be presented to the Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Policy Board for consideration at their meeting at 3 p.m. on March 16, 2023, in the Lawrence City Commission Room.

Review the document:; paper copies are available for review at the Lawrence Planning & Development Services Office, Lecompton City Hall, Baldwin City Public Library, Eudora City Hall and Lawrence Public Library.

Written comments may be submitted online at, emailed to [email protected], or mailed Lawrence-Douglas County MPO, PO Box 708, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Toganoxie installs New Bike Repair Stations

If you’re riding around / through Toganoxie, they’ve installed two new bicycle repair stations in town at:

1) The pocket park downtown, corner of 4th & S Delaware

2) The skatepark just south of the HS football field on Main St.

LDCMPO Needs Your Help!

The Lawrence – Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) needs your help updating our long-range transportation plan – Transportation 2050 (T2050). The plan will identify future needs and make investment recommendations for all modes of transportation including automobiles, public transit, bicycle, pedestrian, etc.  

If this is important to you please take the 5 minute survey at now through June 20th to share your experience and vision for the future of transportation. 

The 2022 Lawrence Community Bike Ride is GO!

Lawrence Central Rotary is elated to once again be sponsoring this Community Bike Ride.

Here’s what we’ve got on tap for this year’s event on July 16th from 8:30-11:00am at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum.

  • Five rides to choose from (or skip the group and ride anytime)
  • FREE Helmets with complementary fittings
  • Bright Colored Ride Shirts (while supplies last)

Thanks to all our sponsors these annual events just get better and better. 

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