There are 8 Steps that a Mayor can take to achieve a walkable city.Download PDF
Walk21 provides training to support a city through these steps illustrated with international examples from other cities. In summary, a Mayor needs to communicate a vision for the city that values walking and liveability; commit to the principles of putting pedestrians first; commission research on walking behaviour and current walkability conditions; promote public participation in planning and in public life; review policies, standards and regulations; and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration to deliver the vision.
Guide for mayors who want to create walkable cities
Walk21 provides workshops and training to support Mayors with the delivery of the 8 Step process.
The support has already proven helpful in: Conception, Chile; Medellin, Colombia; Dhaka, Bangladesh; Manila, The Philippines; Manchester, UK; Nairobi, Kenya; Kampala, Uganda; and Rotterdam, The Netherlands.