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.