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- Please take this survey to help identify walking efforts in the U.S. You can help us understand, and document, the national network of community walking advocates and enthusiasts working to make America a great place to walk.
- See the just-released paper, The Impact of Neighborhood Walkability on Walking Behavior, by our partners at Hunter College.
- America Walks Webinar and Discussion Forum Archives
- Our new case study: Successful Legal Reforms to Make Cars Stop for Pedestrians - Oregon Strengthens Crossing Ordinance
Join our free upcoming webinars:
- April 30th - The Impact of Walking on the Environment and the Economy
- May 19th - Strengthening Change in Your Community
- April 22, 2014Free Webinar May 19 to Focus on Rallying Community Support for ChangeTo bring about social change in a local area, activists and community leaders must lead the effort by working together. Read more >
- March 30, 2014Survey of U.S. Engineers Shows No Consistency to Marking CrosswalksThe Uncontrolled Crossings National Task Force has just released the results of a brief survey (download here) of engineers from small towns, large cities, and state transportation departments. For pedestrians to move about safely, they need safe places to cross busy streets. With this in mind, did you ever wonder why some communities mark crosswalks at unsignalized intersections of major roads and some don’t? Read more >
- March 28, 2014Stepping Up for WalkabilityAmerica Walks Executive Director, Scott Bricker, says that changing a car-oriented community to a walkable one can seem daunting, but this urban change doesn’t need to come with a high price tag. See America Walks in the news.
- March 19, 2014Promoting Walking in the USTwo local walking advocacy groups, Washington State's Feet First and NJ-based FreeWalkers are featured on the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy blog.
- February 26, 2014Obama Lays Out Vision for 21st Century Transportation InfrastructureOn February 26th, the President will speak at the historic Union Depot train station in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he will launch a competition for $600 million in competitive transportation funding and outline his vision for investing in America’s infrastructure with a $302 billion, four year surface transportation reauthorization proposal. Read more.