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What's Next for Walking and Biking?

We sat down with the leaders of three national active transportation advocacy organizations to discuss the current climate of mobility advocacy, opportunities to collaborate, and what comes next for the future of biking and walking advocates working together.

Thank You to Outgoing Board Chair Risa Wilkerson

risa wilkersonMany books have been written about leadership over the years, and yet there are so few examples of great leaders to be found. For the last few years I have been fortunate to work with a great leader, and as she leaves our organization, I am reminded what about what is important in leadership.

It's a Match: How Walk With Us El Monte Adapted a Walking School Bus Program to Fit Their Community

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Walking school buses are one of the most effective ways to change how kids travel. That’s why it’s inspiring to hear about successful walking school bus programs that find fun and creative ways to get kids moving.

2018 Election Results: What Do They Mean for Active Transportation?

As the media has fully covered, the November elections resulted in Democrats getting the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and Republicans retaining their majority in the Senate. That means we have a divided Congress and compromise will be needed for any legislation to move forward.

Walking, Voting Rights, and Why #SafeRoutestoVote Matters

This blog post was written by Sara Zimmerman and Marisa Jones.

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Paper to Pavement: Putting Safe Routes to Parks Plans into Action

Colorful crosswalks. Temporary bike lanes. Playful paths. Creating new green space. These are just a few ways to improve local park access. We just wrapped up work with our first cohort of communities in the Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities program, which provides individualized consultation, group trainings, and grant funding to nonprofits to improve safe, equitable park access in their communities.