• Did You Know? Walking Keeps You Young

    As you age, you lose muscle tone. One of the easiest ways to help you keep extra weight off and to stimulate an energetic youthful appearance is walking. Research shows...
  • Walk in the Park: Jane Jacobs

    Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. The walks get people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities, and connect with...
  • Rewarding Pedestrians: Creating a Good Walking Environment

    Walkability has many health, environmental and economic benefits, but what exactly makes a city pedestrian friendly? There are several ways to make a community more walkable. Cities can improve the...
  • Walk for Health: The Best Medicine

    Most doctors agree, walking for health is the right thing to do. Listen in as these physicians explain the benefits of walking: how it can reduce cholesterol and blood pressure,...
  • Walks Of Life : The Great Saunter

    The Great Saunter is an annual 32-mile walk, completed in one day, which circumnavigates the Manhattan shoreline. For over 28 years, locals and visitors alike have gathered to complete this...
  • Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA’s Wiggle Waggle Walk

    There is no doubt that walking your dog unleashes better health as dog owners are more likely to meet their recommended levels of exercise thanks to their furry friends. Join...
  • Walking School Bus: A Community Solution

    Groups of student are adding a twist to an old form of school transportation–and getting in good exercise while doing it. A Walking School Bus program involves a group of...
  • VolksWalking: Off the Beaten Path

    Learn all about “volkswalking,” a unique take on non-competitive fitness walking. Hear how this German import is getting people out and about and off the beaten path, learning about their...
  • American Dreams: Walk to School

    We take a journey back in time when nearly 50% of children walked to school.  We explore the growing trend away from walking to school and the overall lack of...
  • Workplace Walking — Case Study: Kaiser Permanente

    Exercising while on the job may seem impossible, but there are many ways to incorporate physical activity into your workplace. All it takes is a little planning and creativity to...

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A 30-minute documentary film that's guaranteed to get you walking, The Walking Revolution explores the tremendous changes a regular walking routine can make in your life and your community.

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GHSA: Walking is on the Rise. Unfortunately, so are Pedestrian Fatalities

Resource Type Spotlight on Highway Safety GHSA’s annual Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities projects an 11% increase in the number of persons on foot killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015. This report offers a first look at state-by-state trends in pedestrian traffic fatalities for 2016, using preliminary data provided by all 50 State Highway Safety…

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It’s Bulldozers vs. Neighborhoods in ‘Citizen Jane’s’ Clash of the Urban Renewal Titans

Anyone seeking a demonstration of how completely orthodoxy and heresy can change places need look no further than the brisk documentary “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City.” That Jane is Jane Jacobs — journalist, activist, author of the landmark 1961 book “The Death and Life of Great American Cities” — whose pro-neighborhood, pro-street life thesis…

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Check Out the 2017 National Walking Summit Program!

2017 Program & Agenda Click Here to Register for the 2017 National Walking Summit America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative are excited to announce the 2017 National Walking Summit, “Vital and Vibrant Communities: The Power of Walkability.” The National Walking Summit has always explored the co-benefits walking and walkability can provide to an…

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