Designing Healthier Communities in
West Sacramento

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WALKSacramento is teaming up with the City of West Sacramento to design trail and park improvements along the Sycamore Trail. Depending on community feedback, improvements might include community greening and public art, and safety improvements including a US 50 overcrossing connecting Joey Lopes Park with Westmore Oaks Elementary school. This project has long been of interest to West Sacramento residents …

Building Healthier Communities with Our Built Environment Friends

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In Celebration of Heart Healthy Month and Neighborhood Active Transportation, WALKSacramento Mobilizes Healthy Community Design Event at Maple Neighborhood Center. Supporting our mission to encourage more active transportation, and gather input from community members about improvements they would like to see in their neighborhoods, WALKSacramento worked with dedicated community partners to put on a first-of-its-kind event this past weekend. Working …

WALKSACRAMENTO INTRODUCES ITS FIRST POP-UP EVENT OF 2017 WITH OAK PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

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As part of a community planning project across South Sacramento neighborhoods, WALKSacramento is piloting creative and genuine engagement activities to hear from as many residents as possible. This past Saturday, working with the Oak Park Neighborhood association, WALKSacramento set up a pop-up active transportation event where passersby shared stories, thoughts, and concerns about traffic safety in Oak Park. The insights …

Over a Thousand Students Participate in International Walk to School Day Throughout Sacramento

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In Celebration of the 20th anniversary of International Walk to School Day, WALKSacramento supported over 10 events throughout the Sacramento Region, including two larger walks in the Twin Rivers and San Juan Unified School Districts. Walk to School Day (W2SD) is an international event that encourages students to be safe and active on their way to school and learn how …

Design 4 Active Sacramento wins Center for Active Design: Excellence award

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WALKSacramento is proud to announce that Design 4 Active Sacramento (D4AS) is one of the winners of the Center for Active Design: Excellence awards. The Center for Active Design, based in New York City, defines Active Design as an evidence-based approach to development that identifies urban planning and architecture solutions to support healthy communities. D4AS, a cross-sector team of professionals …