Wednesday, May 27, 2015

From born to walk — Walking meetings

Walking is increasingly part of the program at urbanist conferences and wellness conferences, and it shares the stage with cycling and mass transit at active transportation and sustainability gatherings, but we obsessive walkers get really excited when there’s an event where walking, as Henry David Thoreau wrote in his 1862 essay “Walking,” is “itself the enterprise and adventure of the day.” Every Body Walk! will be hosting its second annual National Walking Summit in Washington, D.C., in late October, but the cream of the crop is arguably the annual Walk21 conference, to be held in Vienna from October 20 to 23. This year’s motto is “stepping ahead,” and the event is intended to promote “activities and innovations towards the future of our resilient cities and healthy living environments.” Read more: Walking meetings | born to walk

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