Project Description

By walking more, we can live healthier lives and cut down on air pollution and traffic in our communities.

Walking is emissions-free and a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and enhance your daily life.


Walking more can help you:

  • Reduce air pollution and carbon emissions

  • Improve your health with more exercise

  • Avoid traffic jams and stress

  • Save money on gas and parking

  • Save time when walking is faster



Follow these easy steps to walk more:

1. Research safe routes around you

2. Make a walking goal

3. Wear walking shoes and socks

4. Walk as often as you can

5. Walk to school or work

6. Join a walking group


Read more about walking.


Here are some local resources that can help you walk more in Marin and the Bay Area.

Marin County

San Francisco

East  Bay


This page was created by members of the Green Change Network and our partners. Thanks to all our contributors!

Editors: Fabrice Florin, Kelly Horner, Marilyn Price

Researchers: Wendi Kallins, Kristina Malsberger

Reviewers: Tom Flynn, Al Grumet

Photo: Ali Eminov, Flickr

Videos: UN Environment

To contribute more info or report an error, please email us. We will update this page periodically, based on your feedback.

This action is featured on our Clean Transportation page, where you can find more climate actions to consider. 

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