After completing the Walkability Roadshow, Alberta Health Services compiled the knowledge and lessons learned to create a pilot program dedicated to making communities more walkable. After working with international experts and applying best practices from across the world, AHS is providing ongoing resources for communities through Alberta WalkABle.
WalkABle Alberta brought together teams of local experts to build local strategies that would help create walkable communities. Some of the key activities included:
The communities of Grande Prairie, Leduc, Camrose and Okotoks participated in the pilot project. Following the WalkAble Alberta process, each participant was supplied with a community report outlining the findings:
Alberta Health Services worked with Communities ChooseWell to bring WalkABle to the towns of Manning and Bassano. The community reports outlining the findings are: