Webinars

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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

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)

New Webinar: Research Translation: Lessons from Dissemination and Implementation Research for Interventions Promoting Walking and Walkability

Register Here Date and Time: August 18, 2016 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm Eastern Register Here About the Webinar The objective of this session will be to discuss how complex research results can be translated to inform practice and policy. The presenters will describe appropriate study designs and methods for Dissemination and Implementation research. These principles … Continue reading New Webinar: Research Translation: Lessons from Dissemination and Implementation Research for Interventions Promoting Walking and Walkability

New Webinar: Effective Walking and Walkability Interventions

Register Here Date and Time: August 3, 2016 at 2:00pm-3:30pm Eastern Register Here  About the Webinar 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 … Continue reading New Webinar: Effective Walking and Walkability Interventions

New Webinar: : “Institutionalizing the Change: How to Make Walking Routine”

Register Here Date and Time: Thursday, August 11th at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern Webinar Host: Ian Thomas, America Walks Presenter: Mark Fenton, Tufts University Register Here  About the Webinar The fifth webinar in America Walks’ “Walking College” series reviews public policy and private marketplace strategies to increase walkability. Just like the others in the series, this webinar … Continue reading New Webinar: : “Institutionalizing the Change: How to Make Walking Routine”

Friends and Allies of the Walking Movement (July 14, 2016)

At the 2015 National Walking Summit, keynote speaker Ron Sims reminded us that though we may work as individuals, we are part of a larger walking movement and stronger than we realize. What can we do to expand this movement? Join America Walks as we explore possible new partners in the work towards making America … Continue reading Friends and Allies of the Walking Movement (July 14, 2016)