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posted Jul 13, 2018

National Park Service Active Transportation Guidebook

by National Park Service

This resource aims to support parks, gateway communities, and partners who are interested in pursuing opportunities to enhance walking and bicycling to and within national parks. The Guidebook provides key information, best practice examples, and numerous useful resources to help inspire and guide efforts that would allow visitors to experience their natural, cultural and historical places in new ways - through active transportation.

categories: walking
tags: walking, bicycle

posted Aug 21, 2018

A Resident’s Guide for Creating Safe and Walkable Communities

by Federal Highway Administration

This guide provides examples from other communities working to improve pedestrian safety. It includes information, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about issues that affect walking conditions; find ways to address or prevent these problems; and promote pedestrian safety.

categories: walking
tags: walking, livable communities, urban trails, design

posted Aug 21, 2018

Walkable Edmonton Toolkit promotes a more active community

Here you’ll find a menu of advocacy ideas, design concepts and walkability tools, each with links to numerous other resources. You’ll discover interesting destinations and group efforts that make walking in Edmonton interesting and fun. You’ll learn about civic initiatives that may dovetail with your interests. You’ll read success stories that prove you and your community can make a difference.

categories: walking
tags: walking, livable communities, pedestrian, urban trails, design

posted Jul 23, 2018

The Impact of Aging Populations on Outdoor Recreation

New Report Says Longer Healthy Life Expectancy Multiplies Seniors Competing in Sports and Keeping Fit.

categories: walking
tags: health, editorial, walking, aging population

posted Jul 23, 2018

An Overview of Nebraska's Cowboy Trail

Cowboy Trail, Nebraska's first office State Recreational Trail.

categories: walking
tags: economic, bicycle, travel & tourism, walking

published Jan 1, 2010

Active Transportation Beyond Urban Center

Growing evidence from across America documents the beneficial effects of walking and biking. A study on active transportation.

categories: walking
tags: walking

posted Mar 13, 2018

Economic Value of Walkability

This paper describes ways to evaluate the value of walking (the activity) and walkability (the quality of walking conditions, including safety, comfort and convenience).

categories: walking
tags: walking

posted Mar 13, 2018

Overcoming Opposition to Bicycling, Walking, and Trail Development

Effective responses to arguments against trail development.

categories: walking
tags: walking, bicycle

posted Mar 5, 2018

Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Home Values in U.S. Cities

Houses with the above-average levels of walkability command a premium of about $4,000 to $34,000 over houses with just average levels of walkability in the typical metropolitan areas studied.

categories: walking
tags: urban trails, landowner outreach, walking

posted Oct 8, 2019

Ramble On: A History of Hiking

by Jim Schmid

An American Trails book review by Jim Schmid.

categories: walking
tags: historic, walking, hiking

Results from the Business Directory


Active Transportation Alliance

Chicago, Illinois

Active Trans is a coalition of people who are working to make walking, biking, and transit safe and easy options for getting around Chicagoland.


35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1782, Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 427-3325 • [email protected]

The Street Trust

Portland, Oregon

The Street Trust staff and board are committed to creating communities where people can meet their daily transportation needs through active transportation.


618 NW Glisan St #401, Portland, Oregon 97209
(503) 226-0676 • [email protected]

America Walks

Bethesda, Maryland

America Walks is the only national organization devoted exclusively to making America a great place to walk.


PO Box 70742, Bethesda, Maryland 20813
(503) 610-6619