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How to Promote Walking - A Guide for Local Governments

How to Promote Walking for Local Governments

The Physical Activity Taskforce, with support from Healthway and the National Heart Foundation - WA Division, developed this guide to assist agencies that wish to promote walking. It draws from the experiences and examples of local governments and other agencies and groups who are successfully promoting walking in their community.

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How to Promote Walking for Local Governments Adobe PDF 2.58 MB

The guide is broken down into the following nine sections:

  1. Why Promote Walking?
  2. Getting Started
  3. Walking Groups
  4. Pedometer Challenges and Loans
  5. Community Walking Events
  6. Walking Maps and Trails
  7. Promotional Opportunities
  8. Evaluation
  9. Partners and Resources

Walking case studies are available from the 'Case Studies' section of the website.

Year published: 2007


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