Help us create a walking Wales – healthier, cleaner, safer and more connected.

want to get active on active travel?

This is your chance to have your say on the local walking routes. Join the campaign to make walking a priority for Local Authorities.

 

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You can help make walking routes in your area fit for purpose.

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Colwyn Bay High Street - pedestrianised with people of all ages walking

Welsh Assembly Elections 2016

 

The Assembly elections in 2016 gave us a real opportunity to push walking up the political agenda and make real changes across the country.

We called for all parties to prioritise walking in their manifestos.

What did we call for?

Download our Get Wales Walking manifesto:

 

Get Wales Walking Manifesto (1.5Mb PDF English)

Get Wales Walking Manifesto (1.5Mb PDF Welsh)

Wales has the world's first Active Travel Act

The groundbreaking Active Travel Act (Wales) will get more people walking, improve facilities and routes for pedestrians and make sure all new road schemes consider the needs of pedestrians.

Living Streets has been involved at each stage of the legislation as a strong voice for pedestrians. Here are its main walking ambitions.

Reverse the decline so at least 55% of children walk to school

An increase in people walking at least 30 minutes each day

Transform urban areas into world class towns and cities

Incentivise local authorities to promote walking

Voices from Wales

We asked our supporters in Wales what they wanted to see

 

89%

Say they want action on pavement parking.

84%

Want to see an increase in children walking to school

75%

Think 20mph should be standard in urban areas

70%

Say the Welsh Government should fund walking as a priority.