On the first weekend of May every year, Jane’s Walk festivals take place in hundreds of cities around the world. Jane’s Walks encourage people to share stories about their neighborhoods, discover unseen aspects of their communities, and use walking as a way to connect with their neighbors. More information.
Jane’s Walk: Quick, Low-cost Interventions to Improve Mobility in Macon
Take a ride with Bike Walk Macon’s executive director, Rachel Umana, from Tattnall Square Park to Downtown Macon. Along the way, Rachel Umana, Executive Director, will stop and highlight several interventions that Bike Walk Macon has led in the past to improve mobility in Macon, including Open Streets Macon, a bike rack donation program, artistic crosswalks, and Macon’s first green bike lane. This walk will be broadcast via Facebook Live on the Bike Walk Macon FB page.
Jane’s Walk – Tactical Urbanism
Tactical Urbanism includes low-cost, temporary changes to the built environment, usually in cities, intended to improve local neighborhoods and city gathering places. Tactical urbanism is also commonly referred to as guerrilla urbanism, pop-up urbanism, city repair, or D.I.Y. urbanism. Weston Stroud leads this walk and talks about ways to engage communities and how to empower neighborhoods. This walk will be broadcast via Facebook Live on the Bike Walk Macon FB page