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The Walkability Project: Applications Due

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9/28/17 from 11:59pm to 11:59pm

Hosted By: The Walkability Project

Contact Info: Jason Jablon, 412-445-0009, jjablon@livelypittsburgh.com

Location: 112 Sherman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15209

Price: Free!

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Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh Initiative to Engage Communities with Walkability Project

Building grassroots visibility and advocacy for pedestrian mobility and safety with neighborhood partners

Neighborhood groups and community based organizations interested in supporting resident-led efforts to improve pedestrian accessibility and mobility are encouraged to apply for participation in The Walkability Project by completing the online form by Thursday, September 28 at 11:59 PM.

 

Project objectives include:

  • Identify pedestrian accessibility and mobility issues
  • Advocate for high impact projects to improve pedestrian safety
  • Engage community through data capture, creative expression, and problem solving
  • Mobilize grass roots mobility activists
  • Raise awareness and knowledge on accessibility and mobility

 

Community commitments include:

  • Recruit residents and participants for data collection walks
  • Support advocacy efforts of residents and local stakeholders
  • Communicate opportunities and outcomes
  • Contribute to the identification of local pedestrian routes
  • Organize residents for quarterly data updates and route monitoring for one year

Learn More on The Walkability Project Group Page

Project is supported by the PA Developmental Disabilities Council and in partnership with SWPPA and pathVu as part of the Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh Action Plan.