• 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...
  • Walks Of Life: Rails To Trails

    What once were thousands of miles of abandoned railroad tracks have now become thousands of miles of trails. We go for a walk on one of those trails in Washington,...
  • Walk in the Park: The Atlanta BeltLine

    Once upon a time, Atlanta was one of the least walkable cities in America where entire neighborhoods were developed without sidewalks and lots of sprawl and cul-de-sacs. Today, the city...
  • Rails To Trails: The Metropolitan Branch Trail

    Did you know that there are more than 20,000 miles of trails in communities across America that once used to be rail lines? Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a non-profit organization whose...
  • Tijuana Estuary – Walking in Nature

    Visit the Tijuana Estuary and, whether you know it or not, you’re experiencing what it may have been like to stand on the beach in Southern California hundreds of years...
  • New York City Parks

    Urban Parks are increasingly playing a vital role in the social, economic and physical well-being of America’s cities and their residents.
  • Finding Green Space: New York City Parks

    Urban Parks are increasingly playing a vital role in the social, economic and physical well-being of America’s cities and their residents. Get a look inside NYC’s premier open spaces by...
  • 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...
  • Walk to School – The Walking Schoolbus

    A Walking School Bus (WSB) is fueled by human energy and consists of a group of five to 10 children walking to school under adult supervision. The WSB concept was...
  • Paws and Effect: The Benefits of Walking Your Dog

    Dog walking is a free and enjoyable way of ensuring your own fitness as well as that of your four-legged friend. It improves cardiovascular development, strengthens muscles and bones and...

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Watch the Walking Revolution documentary

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.


Meet Bob Sallis, MD, family physician and sports medicine expert, who encourages his patients to take charge of their health by exercising. Follow Dr. Sallis as he walks all over the world!

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Register for the Webinar “Walk to School Day, Vision Zero”

On August 30 the US Department of Transportation Office of the Secretary and the National Center for Safe Routes to School will co-present a webinar titled “Walk to School Day and Vision Zero: How Cities Are Growing Safe Walking and Biking Options”. The webinar will explain how the 20th celebration of Walk to School Day…

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How Walking Changed My Life

In October of 2014, I found myself at a crossroads in my life — morbidly obese, riddled with pain from inflammation and advanced arthritis. I lived with the constant fear of the possibility of chronic diseases looming in the not too distant future. I decided to change my life by dedicating time to myself to…

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New Social Justice Training Announced for Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place

America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative are excited to announce that they will be leading two half-day trainings on building equitable communities at Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place in Vancouver on September 12th. Each session of this hands-on intensive training will teach participants how to compel and engage the public on issues related to…

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