America Walks has been a leader of the national walking movement since our formation in 1997 – providing education and advocacy resources that empower communities to create safe, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and be physically active. In response to increased demand for our services, beyond what the capacity of our limited funding from grants and donations, we are now launching a new “Technical Assistance” program, based on a fee-for-service model.
Unique among planning, design, and engineering firms, America Walks delivers affordable, high quality, and site-specific solutions to government, non-profit, and business clients. With more than 20 years of experience in advocacy campaigns and policy development, our TA services are based on proven strategies for engaging community stakeholders, building local walking movements, and developing the political will that leads to positive change. Because America Walks believes that walking is a basic right, we implement inclusive programs, develop equitable plans and public policies, and design fully accessible projects.
With professional skill sets in planning, public health, community organizing, local government, transportation systems, education, and research, America Walks’ staff and key partners offer a range of services, including Community WALKshops, Walkability Audit Training, and Tactical Urbanism Projects.