Joining forces in a federation, association or other partnership encourages walking. An effective organization could provide better facilities and more equal opportunities.
- At a national (or state) level such an initiative ensures daily walking on the agendas of governments, companies and the media. Often, setting up local groups is the start of a widespread movement.
- Thanks to the internet, an idea can take root fast and easily, everywhere.
- For example, the idea of Sunday mornings car-free roads in India (Raahgiridays) spreaded across the country in a few months.
- Inhabitants needed quality space for walking and being active.