Our Response to the Recent Pedestrian Fatalities in Sacramento

Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA Across the nation, news media outlets are reporting that pedestrian deaths are at a 30-year high. This comes at a time when in Sacramento we are seeing a rapid increase in the number of fatal vehicle – pedestrian collisions in the first part of 2019, including five tragic collisions across Sacramento County this past month. While …

What We’re Reading 4/5/19

This week the team has been reading about transportation investment and its many forms! While funding may not always be the most thrilling topic these articles highlight interesting viewpoints like how housing policy is actually transportation and climate change policy, how you can help improve transportation funding right now of the U.S Senate floor and what public transportation might have …

What We’re Reading 3/29/19

Pacific Elementary Bike to School day 2018 (WALKsacramento). As women’s history month comes to a close, WALKSacramento has been reflecting about the trailblazing women who have been fierce advocates for mobility options and the challenges that women, especially women of color, still face in their daily lives when it comes to transportation choice. The following articles examine challenges and opportunities …

What We’re Reading 3/22/19

Flickr/kevincortopassi For the month of March, WALKSacramento has been reading some timely articles that discuss the disparities in our built environment that affect people on a micro level with macro effects. The following all shape our daily life and impact our health; the air we breathe, our route to school, the trees in our community and Automated Vehicles in our …

What We’re Reading 2/11/19

Sacramento Regional Transit Watt 1-80  tranist center. (WALKSacramento). February is National Heart month! The easier it is for people to walk, bike and get out their cars, the healthier their heart can be. The relationship between the built environment and our health is clear, so it is important that our communities support healthy living.  The WALKSacramento team has been reading …