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!
New Community Change Grants Awarded
Meet the awardees of our 2018 Community Change Grants and read about the work they will be doing in 2019.
America Walks Explores Walking College Results
Every year, Walking College Fellowships are awarded to about 25 advocates who are working alone, in local organizations, or in their professional capacity to advance walkability. This is an overview of the program’s early successes in terms of tangible outcomes in communities across the country. Click HERE to download the PDF version of this report.
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.
Review six concise fact sheets about the multiple, cross-cutting benefits of walking and walkable communities.
Search for more technical resources organized under topics that include sidewalks, speed management, and place-making.
Search our resources for citizens and local groups, organized under advocacy topics such as building partnerships, developing campaigns, and finding funding.