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New Webinar: Grading the Walking Movement (July 12, 2016)

Register Today Title: Grading the Walking Movement: The 2016 State Report Cards When: July 12th, 2016 at 1pm Eastern, 10am Pacific About the Webinar America Walks, in partnership with the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and YMCA of the USA, is excited to offer a chance to go back to school and measure the … Continue reading New Webinar: Grading the Walking Movement (July 12, 2016)

Webinars

2017 National Walking Summit Informational Webinar

America Walks and the planning committee for the 2017 National Walking Summit are excited to share some of our latest information about the upcoming Summit including details on how you can participate at the conference in St. Paul, MN September 13-15, 2017. Click here to learn about submitting a session idea or presentation.   

Walking at Work: The What, Why & How of Walking Meetings (November 17, 2016 Webinar)

Walking is a great way to incorporate more physical activity into your daily routine. One way to make sure you are getting the recommended amount of steps is to turn meetings at work into walking meetings. This webinar explores the what, why and how of walking meetings and learn from examples of businesses and organization … Continue reading Walking at Work: The What, Why & How of Walking Meetings (November 17, 2016 Webinar)

Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities Webinar (October 13, 2016)

Different environments or types of communities offer different opportunities and challenges for promoting walking and walkability. One of the most common questions we get at America Walks is about resources available for walking in rural communities. This webinar discusses some of the challenges that come with working in rural environments and a selection of resources that … Continue reading Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities Webinar (October 13, 2016)

New Webinar: Work While Walking: The What, Why and How of Walking Meetings

Register Here Webinar Title: Work While Walking: The What, Why and How of Walking Meetings Date/Time: November 17, 2016 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About the Webinar Walking is a great way to incorporate more physical activity into your daily routine. One way to make sure you are getting the recommended amount of … Continue reading New Webinar: Work While Walking: The What, Why and How of Walking Meetings

First-Mile, Last-Mile: Connections to Transit (September 8, 2016)

Walkability and good public transit are natural partners because – together – they provide a reliable, supportive infrastructure for people to live well without a car.  This webinar explores ways for transit advocates and walkable community advocates to work together to create solutions in which the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. … Continue reading First-Mile, Last-Mile: Connections to Transit (September 8, 2016)

New Webinar: “Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities” (October 13, 2016)

Register Here Webinar Title: Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities Date/Time: October 13th, 2016 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About the Webinar Humans are built to walk and the built environment needs to match this. How can individuals, organizations and governments work to make sure that every American has access to safe, accessible … Continue reading New Webinar: “Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities” (October 13, 2016)

Lessons from Dissemination and Implementation Research for Interventions Promoting Walking and Walkability Webinar (August 16, 2016)

The objective of this session is to discuss how complex research results can be translated to inform practice and policy. The presenters describe appropriate study designs and methods for Dissemination and Implementation research. These principles are illustrated with examples.   Additional Resources Introductory Slides  Ross C. Brownson Presentation: Public Health and Policy Dissemination Research  Jacqueline Kerr Presentation: … Continue reading Lessons from Dissemination and Implementation Research for Interventions Promoting Walking and Walkability Webinar (August 16, 2016)

New Webinar “Walking and Walkability Campaigns”

Register Here Date: Monday, August 29th at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern Webinar Title: Walking and Walkability Campaigns Register Here  About the Webinar You know we need to increase walking and improve walkability; … you’ve developed leadership, coalition-building, and communication skills; … you understand the built-environment components of a walkable community and how to interact with … Continue reading New Webinar “Walking and Walkability Campaigns”

New Webinar: “First-Mile, Last-Mile: Connections to Transit”

Register Here Date and Time: Thursday, September 8th at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern Webinar Title: First-Mile, Last-Mile: Connections to Transit Register Here About the Webinar Walkability and good public transit are natural partners because – together – they provide a reliable, supportive infrastructure for people to live well without a car.  This webinar explores ways for transit … Continue reading New Webinar: “First-Mile, Last-Mile: Connections to Transit”

“Effective Walking and Walkability Interventions” Webinar (August 3, 2016)

There are a growing number of evidence-based strategies to improve walking and walkability, but few of them have achieved wide use. Thus, there is a need to work toward improved dissemination and implementation for the most promising interventions. Leading researchers will provide an overview of the state of the science on effective walking and walkability … Continue reading “Effective Walking and Walkability Interventions” Webinar (August 3, 2016)