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Better Walking and Biking in Development: Development Review Update

Most of us walk every day. Some people walk for recreation and some for transportation, some because we choose to walk and some because it’s the only option. Everyday walking occurs outdoors on sidewalks and street shoulders, on multi-use and bike trails, through parks and parking lots, and indoors within rooms and hallways and on …

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Design 4 Active Sacramento Meets with Congressman Ami Bera

In June, Design 4 Active Sacramento, WALKSacramento’s health in the built environment advisory committee, held a successful convening of the region’s public health officers, planning directors, and other community development partners to collaborate around designing healthier communities. We were thrilled to have participation from the planning, public health, private health care, and non-profit hospital sectors …

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WALKSacramento hosts 2nd Regional Convening of Health and Planning Decision Makers.

WALKSacramento hosts 2nd Regional Convening of Health and Planning Decision Makers to Address Health, Equity and Climate Change in Sacramento. On June 7, 2017, professionals from across the Capital Region who are working at the intersection of health and planning gathered at the Maple Neighborhood Center in South Sacramento for the 2nd Regional Convening of …

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Designing Safer Trail Connections in Rancho Cordova

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 …

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Designing Healthier Communities in West Sacramento

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 …

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