Kansas City to go "from worst to first" in bicycling

Kansas City's Fox 4 News has a followup today on a recent incident where a driver allegedly followed two bicyclists, bumped them with his vehicle, and then assaulted one of the bicyclists.

The driver was charged with assault and the trial will be held in Kansas City, Missouri's, Municipal Court Monday. Bicyclists from the metro area are planning to attend in support.

The report goes into some detail about the current state of affairs for bicyclists in the Kansas City Metro area. KCMO Mayor Mark Funkhauser is interviewed, acknowledging that there are problems but also outlining the city's current moves to address those problems.

In Funkhauser's words, Kansas City is planning to go "from worst to first" in bicycling.

View the story on Fox 4's web site.