Learning Center

Learning Center

Welcome to America Walks’ Learning Center – your online portal to the best resources for increasing walking and expanding walkable communities.

Take some time to browse our library of case studies, research articles, white papers, and other educational materials. Whether you are a citizen advocate, local elected official, or transportation professional, we believe you will find valuable information and best practices that will help you in your work. Since we are all part of a learning community, we have included an option for you to upload your own success stories and lessons learned, for the benefit of others.

How To Use The Learning Center: Orient yourself to the various ways to search for the information you need.

Benefits: Review six concise fact sheets about the multiple, cross-cutting benefits of walking and walkable communities.

Resources for …: Focus in on the most relevant resources for you – depending on whether you’re an advocate, professional, or policymaker.

 Advocacy Resources: Search our resources for citizens and local groups, organized under advocacy topics such as building partnerships, developing campaigns, and finding funding.

Technical Resources: Search for more technical resources organized under topics that include sidewalks, speed management, and place-making.

Resource Types: Check out our complete listings of case studies, archived webinars, toolkits, and other specific resource types.

Your Stories: Read stories contributed by other America Walks members, and upload your own!

Featured

New Case Studies Released

America Walks is excited to release new cases studies that highlight how a number of states have been working successfully at the intersection of public health, transportation and commerce.

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America Walks and Sam Schwartz Engineering Partner to Offer New Resources

America Walks is proud to be able to offer tactics on approaching specific challenges as part of a partnership with Sam Schwartz Engineering and Steps to a Walkable Community.

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New Resources: Getting Started Practice Guides

We are pleased to be able to offer this series of Getting Started Practice Briefs designed to provide local organizations and advocates with resources, knowledge and insider tips on how to make their communities more walkable.

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Benefits of Walking

Review six concise fact sheets about the multiple, cross-cutting benefits of walking and walkable communities.

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Technical Resources

Search for more technical resources organized under topics that include sidewalks, speed management, and place-making.

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Advocacy Resources

Search our resources for citizens and local groups, organized under advocacy topics such as building partnerships, developing campaigns, and finding funding.

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Your Stories

Read stories contributed by other America Walks members, and upload your own!

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