A grassroots educational and awareness-building approach centering the lived experience of all who move as pedestrians (on foot, on a wheelchair +) in a time of increasing speed, devastating isolation, and car-centric practices.
Take a look at the four invitations below. Reach out with collaboration ideas and be sure to follow all social media accounts to help increase public awareness and FELT knowledge towards a healthier future for the planet and all who live on it.
A collaborative series of pedestrian advocacy tips with @PedestrianSpace (IG):
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Stories, videos, photos, interviews using social media platforms and community organizing to heighten broader awareness for pedestrian*-related challenges and opportunities.
Follow, share, and engage with Pedestrian Dignity on social media (see links above).
*inclusive to people who use wheelchairs, powered strollers, and walkers
Some of the popular TikTok videos shared in the last year (2021-2022):
Arterial Harm with Denver Post
Student Safety (Student Story Submission)
Anti Human, Anti Planet Development
Send your stories, photos, and experiences so we can share, support, and inspire.
*centering people who have no choice but to walk, roll on a wheelchair, and/or take public transit as their primary form of transportation
Follow/mention @PedestrianDignity and use #PedestrianDignity when sharing your own experiences.
THE PD NETWORK
The Pedestrian Dignity network wants to work with you, your community, your elected officials, and various public agency to host lived experience (walk/roll/transit) events to amplify awareness and urgency related to the transportation experience of pedestrians and people who use a wheelchair.
Please use the form linked below to inquire about Pedestrian Dignity events.
These events are co-hosted with a growing community of passionate advocates. The Pedestrian Dignity (PD) network involves some of the folks below and several others:
(@phyllismack88 on TikTok)
(@human_centric_ on Twitter & @human.centric.design on IG)
(@marxling on Twitter & @transittransittransit on IG)
(@biculturalbrokr on Twitter)
(@inessar1 on Twitter, @inessarun on IG & @theprismgirl on TikTok)
(@samscantlin2 on IG)
(@j_m_warren on Twitter)
(@jstallz on IG, @jonathonstalls on Twitter, @jonathonstalls on TikTok)
IN THE NEWS
Visit each of the links below to read, listen, and learn alongside various articles and podcasts featuring the Pedestrian Dignity project:
Denver Westword: Stepping Up - Why Jonathon Stalls Wants Denver to WALK This Way (Sept 2022)
(Same issue: Five Best & Five Worst Places to Walk in Denver - here)
Providence Journal: Why Would You Walk 215 Miles from Providence to New York? Amy Russo Finds Out (Aug 2022)
Talking Headways Podcast: Walking with Pedestrian Dignity (Aug 2022)
Mashable: Why the pedestrian dignity movement should be your next accessibility cause
MSU Denver: Walking the Walk on TikTok
5280 Mag: Denver Sidewalk Infrastructure is Failing
Denver Post: Where the Sidewalk Ends
Living Denver Podcast: Empire Lines & Pedestrian Perspectives
Decolonize Everything Podcast: "Car Culture" (April 2021)