News: International Walking Data Standard adopted

 

The INTERNATIONAL WALKING DATA STANDARD on the treatment of walking in travel surveys was adopted at the Walk21 conference in Vienna 2015. The STANDARD aims to

•       Raise the profile of walking

•       Demonstrate the crucial role of good mobility data

•       Improve accuracy and consistency of data collection
   for all modes

•       Allow for ccomparisons between cities and countries

The Standard was elaborated and reviewed by experts worldwide over several years.

We invite YOU to adopt the Standard in your city, region, country or in your international body to create better transport policies and walking conditions.

To learn more about the Standard click here.

 

Part of the Walk21 network

Thanks for the interesting discussions and presentations at the Pre-conference Workshop on Measuring Walking at Walk21 in Calgary 19 September 2017
The presentations are online now; the summaries of the round table debates will follow soon. Both can be found here:

The whole Walk21 conference ran from 19 to 22 September 2017. Access more info here.

 

Transport for London TfL publishes walking data according to the Standard. In the just published report "Travel in London" TfL refers to the Walking Data Standard and provides internationally comparable walking data. See report on page 128, link here

 

The last Walk21 took place in Hong Kong from 3-7 October 2016. Find the conference conclusions here