We've collected these stories together because we thought they might help you - by giving you fresh ideas, inspiration, or just a bit of a lift when you're feeling overwhelmed. If you know of a great story that you'd like us to add, please let us know.
Some of these case studies are examples of the types of things you might want to do yourself like: yellow feet; PARK(ing) Day; and communities growing together.
Burke Road North Roundabout campaign
Do roundabouts drive you around the bend? The local residents of East Ivanhoe decided to work together to make the roundabout in their area safer for walkers. Read their inspiring story.
When a group of residents in Wellington, New Zealand, noticed that cars parked across footpaths were making it harder for people walking and pushing prams to get around safely, they came up with an ingenious solution.
Jasper Road gets its own green man
What can you do if your local street is full of traffic? Find out how this community group got their very own green man. Their story shows that persistence is key to making change happen.
Communities growing together
What could a project to plant a garden and a project to make a street more walking -friendly possibly have in common? Well, they’re both projects that promote stronger interactions within communities, more sustainable lifestyles and healthier, more active people.
Working with local authorities
How do you work constructively with local authorities to achieve what you want? This Walkability Action Group has a few tips to share. Find out their ideas and strategies.
Acland St Traders
Understandably, most small businesses will resist neighbourhood changes that might reduce trade – and that’s how you’d expect the traders might have reacted when Port Phillip Council said it would cut the number of on-street car parks in Acland St, St Kilda.
Love Living Local
Take a walk around the northern Melbourne suburbs of Fairfield, Thornbury and Preston and you may be surprised by what you see.
What makes your neighbourhood tick? What do you enjoy about walking in your local area? Join us for a wander and find out about the little surprises along the way.