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Who's Who in the Walking World

Who? What They Do...
American Hiking Society
1422 Fenwick Lane
Silver Spring MD 20910
(301) 565-6704
(301) 565-6714
National conservation organization working to cultivate a nation of hikers dedicated to establishing, protecting, and maintaining foot trails in America.
American Volksporting Association
1001 Pat Booker Road, Suite 101
Universal City, TX 78148
(210) 659-2112
(210) 659-1212
National membership group focused on sharing the spirit of walking. Has 300 clubs. Organizes annual convention.
America Walks
Old City Hall
45 School Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-367-1170
Fax: 617-367-9285
email info@americawalks.org
America WALKs provides a support network for local pedestrian advocacy groups. Lists 17 local member groups.
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
P.O. Box 23576
Washington, DC 20026
(202) 366-4071
(703) 876-0562
National membership group for planners, engineers, advocates, academics working to improve conditions for bicycling and walking.
Campaign to Make America Walkable See National Center for Bicycling and Walking.
Center for Livable Communities
1414 K St, Ste 250
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 448-1198
(916) 448-8246
Helps local governments and community leaders be proactive in their land use and transportation planning, and adopt programs and policies that lead to more livable and resource-efficient land use patterns.
International Federation of Pedestrians
3500 Race Street
Philadelphia PA 19104-4925
(215) 386-1270 ph+fax
Represents the interests of pedestrians to International bodies.
National Bicycle and Pedestrian Clearinghouse See National Center for Bicycling and Walking.
National Center for Bicycling and Walking
8120 Woodmont Ave, Suite 650
Bethesda, MD 20814
301.656.4220 phone
301.656.4225 fax
Works with transportation, recreation and public health professionals to create more bicycle-friendly and walkable communities. Organizes Pro Walk conference every two years.
Partnership for a Walkable America
1121 Spring Lake Drive
Itasca, IL 60143-3201
(630) 775-2383
(630) 285-1315
An alliance of public and private organizations, and individuals who are committed to promoting the changes needed to make America more walkable.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Connecting communities with the information and resources they need to create safe places for walking and bicycling.
Pedestrian Federation of America See National Center for Bicycling and Walking.
Active listserver focused on walking issues.
Home page of the Perils for Pedestrians TV show. Maintains an extensive on-line resource list.
Surface Transportation Policy Project
1100 17th Street NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 466-2636
(202) 466-2247
Ensures transportation policy and investments help conserve energy, protect environmental and aesthetic quality, strengthen the economy, promote social equity, and make communities more livable.
Walkable Communities, Inc.
320 S. Main Street
High Springs, FL 32643
Tel: 904-454-3304; Fax: 904-454-3306
Dan Burden's site to help facilitate community-wide charettes on building more livable neighborhoods, cities, and towns.