America Walks is leading the way in advancing walkable, equitable, connected, and accessible places in every community across the U.S. We are the national voice for public spaces that allow people to safely walk and move. At the regional, state, and neighborhood levels, America Walks provides critical strategic support, training, and technical assistance to partner organizations and individuals to effectively advocate for change.

A heart inside of a location marker next to a tree

Increasing Safe, Enjoyable Public Space

Two hands holding a leaf

Taking Care of the Environment

A megaphone with sound coming out

Lifting up Diverse Voices and Perspectives

Hand with a heart in the palm

Empowering Grassroots Advocacy

Webinar graphic for transportation and land use

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on December 15th

Cost-benefit analysis of road investments has historically focused on time savings for people in cars, and the assumed productivity benefits of roadway expansion. These benefits have been monetized yielding the appearance of economic gain through tools that have externalized massive health and environmental-related costs known to surpass the gains being considered. Learn from panelists as they share the tools used and how they were applied in their communities.

Find Local Walking Organizations

These organizations are working at the state and local levels to make walking safe, routine, and enjoyable.

A map of the United States made up of illustrations of people