Walking College Course Curriculum
Program materials are updated each cycle, but a general outline of a previous years’ curriculum can be found below:
Module 1: Why Walking?
A look at why people walk and the history of car-oriented design in the U.S.
Module 2: Developing Leadership
A primer on leadership qualities, engaging diverse audiences, and fundraising.
Module 3: Building a Movement
How to communicate effectively, inspire other advocates to join your movement, and organize public events.
Module 4: Designing for People
Evaluating the built environment, the importance of land use and zoning, how to engage transportation professionals.
Module 5: Changing the System
A look at the intersection of planning, transportation and public policy.
Module 6: Planning Campaigns
An overview of walkability-related campaigns and how to design and implement campaigns locally.