Webinars

Webinars

America Walks 2017 Webinar Series

America Walks is excited to announce our 2017 Webinar Series. Join us on the second Wednesday of each month as we explore the topics, questions and resources that are critical to building the walking movement. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information on each webinar! Series 1: Walkable Communities in the 21st Century The … Continue reading America Walks 2017 Webinar Series

New Webinar: Beyond the First Step: The Many Benefits of Walking and Walkability (January 11th, 2017)

Register Here Title of Webinar: Beyond the First Step: The Many Benefits of Walking and Walkability Date/Time: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About this Webinar The benefits of walking are many and widespread. From personal phsyical and mental health, to strengthening relationships and engaging community members, walking is a powerful … Continue reading New Webinar: Beyond the First Step: The Many Benefits of Walking and Walkability (January 11th, 2017)

New Webinar: Moving Forward in 2017: Active Transportation in the New Congress and Trump Administration (January 5, 2017)

Register Here Webinar Title:  Moving Forward in 2017: Active Transportation in the New Congress and Trump Administration Webinar Date/Time: January 5th, 2017 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About this Webinar Join America Walks and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on January 5, 2017 at 2 p.m. Eastern for a policy briefing, “Moving Forward in 2017: Active Transportation in … Continue reading New Webinar: Moving Forward in 2017: Active Transportation in the New Congress and Trump Administration (January 5, 2017)

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)