Walk21 News

July 3, 2019

As an active member the European Partnership for Urban Mobility Walk21 has coordinated anew guidance document for cities, businesses and community groups wishing to encourage people to use their cars less and walk more.   The 32 page guidance explored the evidence of w...

May 30, 2019

Walking can constitute up to 75% of all journeys in Low Income Countries, as the only available and affordable mode to access work, markets, healthcare and education. But, fundamentally many of the environments in which people are walking are unsafe and unpleasant. Thi...

December 13, 2018

The City of Rotterdam is delighted to be hosting the 20th International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities in partnership with Walk21 in 2019.  

Over the last ten years the City has transformed the centre into a City Lounge - encouraging people to meet,...

November 26, 2018

Walk21 has secured funding from the Alstom Foundation to work with FundaPeatón and the City of Medellin to ensure it is as walkable as possible for young people.

‘Small Steps Forward” is a project that focuses on engaging young people from the neighbourhoods...

November 20, 2018

Following Walk21's participation in two International Transport Forum activities this year, we are pleased to share with you their resultant publications. 

Our brief essay on how it is women who walk more and yet are not well provided for in public space and publi...

November 20, 2018

Three new and exciting books were launched in October to coincide with Walk21's annual conference.  

Firstly, Clara Cecil's – It starts with a step.  Which aims to support people who want to change the world but don't know where to start!...As Clara says "Today’s w...

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