California Walks & WALKSacramento denounce violent arrest of Nandi Cain, Jr. in Sacramento

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Last Monday a uniformed Sacramento police officer violently arrested Nandi Cain, Jr. after stopping Mr. Cain for “crossing the street unlawfully near the intersection of Cypress Street and Grand Avenue in North Sacramento.” From the police dashcam video, it is clear that Mr. Cain was crossing lawfully at an unmarked crosswalk. According to the California Vehicle Code (CVC)—which comprises the …

Designing Safer Trail Connections in Rancho Cordova

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WALKSacramento is working with the City of Rancho Cordova Public Works Department to gather community ideas and needs for walking and biking improvements between the Citrus Road Trail and Folsom South Canal along Folsom Boulevard and Sunrise Boulevard. The Sunrise Boulevard Walk/Bike Improvement Study will report these community ideas and needs to the City with the hope that they inform …

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 …