Step it Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

The goal of Step it up! is to increase walking by working together to increase access to safe and convenient places to walk and wheelchair roll and to create a culture that supports walking for all Americans. The call to action covers benefits of walking, barriers to walking more, research opportunities, and strategies to improve/increase walking in a variety of areas (i.e. schools, worksites, healthcare, etc.)

Link 1: Call to Action

Link 2: Executive Summary

Link 3: Partner Booklet

Link 4: Consumer Video

Link 5: Inforgraphic

Health Topic(s)

  • physical-activity
  • workplace-wellness

Working on Wellness Development Cycle Step(s)

  • planning
  • implementation

Resource Location

  • national