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Step It Up! Everyone Can Help Make Our Communities More Walkable

Worksites: Implement worksite policies and programs to promote walking.

Media: Spread the word about walking and creating safe and easy places to walk.

Parks, Recreation, and Fitness Facilities: Provide access to green spaces and recreation areas.

Schools: Implement safe-routes-to-school and daily physical education programs.

Individuals and Families: Walk with friends, family, and work colleagues.

Transportation, Land Use, and Community Designers: Design safe and easy places to walk.

Health Care Professionals: Talk to patients about physical activity.

Volunteer and Non-Profit Organizations: Offer free or low-cost community walking programs.

Public Health: Provide information to plan, implement, and evaluate walking programs.

Step It Up! Help make your community more walkable. Learn how by visiting: www.surgeongeneral.gov.