Episode 29: America Walks! w/ Kate Kraft

Mom’s out for a walk in New York City (Photo by Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman)

A focus on walking can be the common denominator in making our cities more livable. In this episode we talk with Kate Kraft, Executive Director of America Walks, about celebrating 20 years of walking advocacy and what we can do to make our cities more equitable. Tune in for our discussion on what brought Kate to the world of walkability, the National Walking Summit call to action, and their upcoming webinar series Walking Toward Justice.

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Episode references:

America Walks — http://americawalks.org/

New webinar series: Walking Toward Justince — http://americawalks.org/new-webinar-series-breaking-barriers/

National Walking Summit (recap forthcoming) — http://walkingsummit.org/

Katrina’s GoFundMe to help kickstart the Women Led Cities Initiative meet-up at Placemaking Week this October 12th! (Every little bit helps! ❤) — https://www.gofundme.com/women-led-cities-study-tour

Intro and closing music is “Urban Life” by Gustavs Strazdin used under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode