If it is not already on your calendar it should be-Walk21, the international conference series about all things walking is heading to Calgary for September 2017. This conference series travels around the world and links the thinkers and work around walkable spaces,places and cities. 1n 2011 Vancouver hosted the conference, and the conference proceedings are available here at http://www.walkmetrovan.ca
At the Calgary conference you will meet people who are the artists, the philosophers, the policy makers, mayors and the visionaries looking at how to make walking safe, comfortable and convenient. Those subjects include urban design, health, and planning to create places we all want to live in. Walking luminaries such as Jan Gehl and Janette Sadik-Khan have hosted and spoken at these conferences.
I first attended this conference series in Barcelona and met Dr. William Bird with Intelligent Health United Kingdom. His approach of tying in health with the…
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