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- America Walks is hiring a Communications/Public Affairs Manager
- Walk With Us - 2013 America Walks Annual Report
- America Walks and WALC are sponsoring the Walking Institute at Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place, Sept 8-11. See our sessions.
- Uncontrolled Crossings National Task Force: Current Practices Survey, 2014 DOWNLOAD
Upcoming Discussion Forums and Webinars
- September 24 — re:Streets - re:Imagining re:Purposing and re:Constructing Our Most Valuable Public Spaces
- October 9 — The State of Advocacy Organizations in the US: The Scale and Scope of the Walking Movement
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- September 17, 2014Watch the re:Streets WebinarIf you missed our re:Streets webinar, it is available here.
- September 8, 2014America Walks Fall NewsletterSee our Fall Newsletter and what we and others in the walking advocacy world have been up to. Check it out here!
- August 26, 2014New Case Study From America WalksAmerica Walks is rolling out a new series of case studies featuring how elected officials are working to make their communities more walkable and increase walking. See our first one: Making the Case for Lower Residential Speed Limits.
- August 13, 2014U.S. cities embrace "Vision Zero" to eliminate pedestrian fatalitiesThe Swedish-born Vision Zero approach to pedestrian safety is gaining momentum in U.S. cities, writes award-winning author Jay Walljasper. In a new article - A New Vision to Fix the Tragedy No One Ever Thinks About - Walljasper explores the pedestrian safety crisis in the U.S. and efforts underway to address it. More than 4,500 pedestrians are killed by motor vehicles on U.S. streets each year, while another 68,000 are injured, according to the National Complete Streets Coalition's Dangerous by Design report. Around the world, the crisis is more dire, with more than 270,000 pedestrians killed each year, according to a 2013 report by the World heath Organization. Read more >
- August 7, 2014America Walks Supports National Stop on Red WeekThis week, America Walks is supporting the National Stop on Red Week initiative sponsored by the National Coalition for Safer Roads. NCSR is partnering with organizations and communities across the country to raise awareness about the dangers of red-light running during National Stop on Red Week. Each day of the week is dedicated to different aspects of road safety, useful statistics and information, and messages from supporters. The NCSR website provides tools and resources useful to help promote National Stop on Red Week in local communities. For more information, you can write to: info@NCSRsafety.org.