Walk 21

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Name of initiative Walk 21
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
Website address https://www.walk21.com
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Starting year 2006
End year
Secretariat Walk21, 24 Moorend,Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL530HD, United Kingdom
Organisational structure The informal network that has grown reaches into almost every corner of the globe and been instrumental to the renaissance of professional, political and community interest in and commitment to walking over that time.
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation Walk 21
Type of lead organisation Network/Consortium/Partnership
Location/Nationality of lead organisation United Kingdom


Description Walk21 is the international charity dedicated to ensuring the right to walk and opportunity to enjoy it is supported and encouraged for everyone across the world.
Objectives To create a world where people choose and are able to walk as a way

to travel, to be healthy and to relax, a world where authorities, organisations and individuals have: • recognised the value of walking; • made a commitment to healthy, efficient and sustainable communities; and • worked together to overcome the physical, social and institutional barriers which often limit people’s choice to walk

Activities Walk21 plans to map the global movement in the near future to help the Network share their experiences and collaborate on proven policy and projects.
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Capacity building, Technical dialogue, Political dialogue
Activity of initiative Training and education, Knowledge production and innovation, Policy planning and recommendations
Goals Implement the Sidewalk Challenge - to encourage 100,000km of new or rehabilitated sidewalks, to benefit people where it is most needed.
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Participants Number Names
Members 4  
Companies 0
Business organisations 1 Fia Foundation (United K.)
Research and educational organisations 2 Institute of Transport Studies - Leeds (United K.),  Transport Research Board (USA)
Non-governmental organisations 0
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 1 kfW (Germany)
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


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Not only have national states as participators