Learning Center

Resource Types

In this section, you will find all of the Learning Center’s resources organized according to type of resource.  America Walks is proud to be able to offer a variety of resources for all types of advocate.

Tactics: 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.

Case Studies: Review the details of how one community passed a complete streets policy, or how an elected official inspired 100,000 citizens to start walking for better health.

Webinars: Watch archived webinar presentations featuring national experts on walkability and local advocates sharing their own success stories.

Discussion Forums: Listen to more interactive discussion forums from the America Walks archive, involving webinar presenters and the live audience.

Research Articles: Read published studies from peer-reviewed journals about the benefits of walking and the strategies for improving walkability.

White Papers: Take a few tips from these policy documents and model ordinances to inform your own policy advocacy campaigns.

Tool Kits: Follow step-by-step guidelines for planning and implementing walkable community campaigns.

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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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