Friends of the Umpqua is a hiking club in Roseburg that meets every other Saturday to hike.
Roseburg's Bike and Pedestrian Plan demonstrates a commitment to active transportation for all ages and abilities.
Roseburg Parks & Recreation offers year-round opportunities to be physically active.
Oregon Bicycle & Pedestrian Program provides direction to the Oregon Department of Transportation in establishing pedestrian and bicycle facilities on state highways.
Oregon Safe Routes to School is working to get more kids to walk and bike to school. Learn how you can help create safe routes to school in your community.
Active Living Network provides information about what communities are doing to support active lifestyles.
Alliance for Biking & Walking provides a wealth of information, including information about the social, health, and economic benefits of biking and walking.
America Walks is a national effort to make America a great place for walking by working collaboratively to share knowledge, advance policies, and implement effective campaigns to promote safe, convenient, and accessible walking conditions.
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals is growing the pedestrian and bicycle profession.
Street Films: Right to Walk by Clarence Eckerson Jr. highlights the importance of safe and easy foot travel -- to work, school, or the market.
Education & Safety
Federal Highway Administration Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
National Center for Safe Routes to School is a great place to learn how to help kids safely walk or bike to school.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center works to promote safe walking and bicycling as viable means of transportation and physical activity.
Pedestrian Safety is an initiative of AAA to promote bicycle and pedestrian safety.
Walk Bike to School is your resource for promoting physical activity and creating safe routes to school.
Where the Sidewalk Starts is a blog about walkability, pedestrian policy, and making the world a better place for people who travel on foot.
National Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center provides resources related to creating walkable environments.
Walkable and Liveable Communities Institute inspires, teaches, connects and supports communities in their efforts to improve health and well-being through better built environments.
Walkability Checklist is an easy to use tool to determine the bikeability of your community or neighborhood.
More than 145 million adults now include walking as part of a physically active lifestyle.
More than 6 in 10 people walk for transportation, fun, relaxation, exercise or for activities such as walking the dog. Visit America Walks to learn more about the benefits of walking.
Is Your Community Walk Friendly?
Walk Friendly Communities is a national recognition program developed to encourage towns and cities to establish or recommit to safer walking environments.
Safe Routes to School Assessment Tool
One of the first steps in starting a Safe Routes to School program is to assess the routes students currently use—or could in the future—to walk and bicycle to school.
Everybody Walk! The Walking Revolution
. . . walkability is a measure of how healthy a city is. It essentially describes how safe and how well-planned a city is for pedestrians, which will in turn determine how often citizens interact with their city. Rob Dalton, Better! Cities & Towns