Eric Rogers is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of BikeWalkKC, the Kansas City region’s livable streets advocacy and education nonprofit. He led the organization’s growth from $0 to $1 million in five years. He has extensive experience in nonprofit leadership, organizational development, strategic planning, business planning, fundraising, program design, communications, and social entrepreneurship.

Eric believes walking and biking are simple solutions to complex problems facing our public health, economy, equity, and environment. He is excited to see the vital role that active transportation and public transit are playing Kansas City’s redevelopment and growth into a dynamic, liveable, equitable city. Eric has worked on many campaigns to give Kansas Citians better transportation choices, including $150 million for sidewalk repair, repealing jaywalking and decriminalizing walking and biking, Complete Streets policies, Missouri River crossings, development code reform, transportation policy, and trail funding.

Eric is a sought out expert on public policy topics like transportation, urban mobility, city design, and sustainability. He has extensive experience managing large projects and complex grants and contracts.


Master of Public Administration
Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa