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Thanks to everyone who made our Walking Summit such a huge success!

Our first Walking Summit brought together thought-leaders, international city representatives, UK decision-makers and Living Streets supporters to discuss how we can make ours world-leading walking cities, culminating in the launch of Living Streets' Blueprint For Change.



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Introducing... our blueprint for change

Our Blueprint for Change

Our new Blueprint For Change provides campaigners and city leaders with a step-by-step guide to creating walking cities.

Our guest speakers

View videos from the day by browsing through our playlist below.

We also have direct links to each speaker's video and some of their slideshows for you to view at your leisure.

Val Shawcross


Val Shawcross CBE, Deputy Mayor of London for Transport.

YouTube: Val outlines the road ahead for London

View Val's slideshow

Ben Still


Ben Still, Managing Director of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

YouTube: Ben on creating #walkingcities across the UK

View Ben's slideshow

Will Norman


Will Norman, London's first Walking and Cycling Commissioner.

YouTube: Will on the amazing power of walking

Riccardo Marini


Riccardo Marini, Masterplanning and Urban Strategy Expert at Gehl Architects.

YouTube: Riccardo on campaigning for #walkingcities

Tom Platt


Tom Platt, Living Streets' Head of Policy and Communications.

YouTube: Tom Platt launches our Blueprint for #WalkingCities

View Tom's slideshow

Charles Maher Award

Congratulations to Morag Rose of the Loiterers Resistance Movement who picked up our 2017 Charles Maher Award.

And congrats, too, to the Walking For Health team from Wincanton who picked up a commendation.

You can view their acceptance speeches here.

the day on social media

#WalkingSummit actually trended on Twitter in London on 18 March - so it would be remiss of us not to host some of the great tweets that you sent out on the day.

View our Storify for the best social media from the day.

Storify of our Walking Summit

View our Storify

Thank you to our host

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