Walkable 101: The Walkability WorkbookÂ is a free set of documents and slide presentations providing guidance on everything needed to organize community walkability workshops, conduct walkability audits and prioritize changes for a better built environment.Â The workbook was developed by a team of experts led by the Walkable and Livable Communities Institute, with support from theÂ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The workbook is part of a series of walkability tutorials, the Walkable 101 series, which includes several short, educational videos and town-maker’s guide posters, available here.
The walkability workbook includes the following main sections:
- The Facilitatorâ€™s Guide â€“ This section highlights activities thatÂ should take place before, during and afterÂ a walkabilityÂ workshop.
- Educational Slide Presentations- Four slide presentations communicate key concepts and can be modified to reflect specific community needs:
- Walkability: Making the Case
- Walkability: Principles, Deterrents and Treatments
- How to Use the Survey Tool
- Practicing Assessment
- Notes Section â€“Presentation notes help facilitators use the slides to explain concepts and audit tools, and modify presentations to meet workshop needs.
- Walkability Toolbox â€“ The toolbox explains key concepts to advance walkability and provides resources for participants to take next steps.
- The Walking Audit Survey Tool â€“ The survey tool helps participants document their walking audit, and includes an example of a completed survey.
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