Jane's Walk Principles

We have nine guiding principles for Jane's Walks around the world. Take a look at what makes Jane's Walk such a special and important movement.

Walk Documentation - Footprints Guides

On this page, you’ll find guides to help observe, document, and share your city’s amazing walks in a whole range of different ways. Like footprints preserved in concrete, these will act as a permanent record of your walk!

Walk Leader Outreach - First Steps Guides

These guides are designed for City Organizers who want to expand their festival into new communities and subject areas, but anyone interested in doing Jane's Walk outreach is free to use them!

Tips for Leading a Walk

Jane’s Walks are meant to be easy and fun to lead. Once you've decided to lead a walk, simply plan a route, post it on our website, and get the word out! Here are some tips for planning, promoting, and leading your walk.

Guide to the Written Works of Jane Jacobs

If you've been thinking about reading some of Jacobs' work, but aren't sure where to dive in, this guide will help you get started.

Resources for City Organizers

Browse through our press templates, volunteer tips and more.

Posters and Logos

Ready to spread the word? We have lots of posters, postcards, button templates, t-shirt graphics and other downloadables to help with your local event!

Add Jane's Walk to Your Site

There are many ways you can add Jane's Walk to your own website or app. We provide a WordPress plugin, multiple ways to display a walk map, and JSON-formatted cities and walks.


Walking matters more and more to towns and cities as the connection between walking and socially vibrant neighbourhoods is becoming clearer. Read our studies exploring suburban highrises and better understand how residents in tower communities get around their neighbourhoods, especially by walking.


Whether you're a Walk Leader or City Organizer (or even if you're not sure!), these frequently asked questions will help you get walking and talking about what matters in your city.