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May 2018

May 18, 2018- Meet Kathy Sykes
America Walks is excited to announce our newest board member, Kathy Sykes. Learn more about Kathy’s background and why she’s passionate about walking and walkability here. 

May 16, 2018- Infrastructure Projects that Walk the Walk
To honor Infrastructure Week 2018, we’re highlighting five projects that walk the walk in supporting people-first infrastructure by using programs and tools to mobilize community members, address barriers, and practice placemaking. Each in their own way address the legacies of our auto-centric cities including the wide streets, high speed limits, and lack of crosswalks that prioritize traffic over people. Read the full blog post here.

May 11, 2018- America Walks Attends Creating an Active America Together Congressional Briefing
America Walks was honored to attend the Creating an Active America Together Congressional Briefing hosted by the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity on May 10th. Read more about the event here.

May 9, 2018- America Walks Hosts Webinar on Livable Communities for All Ages
America Walks hosted a webinar that looked at community programs that support physical activity and livability for people of all ages. Watch the recording here.