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About Walkable Neighborhoods

Eric and Jason Fredericks

Eric Fredericks founded Walkable Neighborhoods in 2005 and has been providing expertise on walkability for over a decade.

Eric has worked as an urban planner in local, regional, and state government, as well as the private sector. He has played an integral role in shaping California’s complete streets policy and design guidance. He has spoken at several conferences and workshops around the USA.

Eric lives in the walkable Capital Village of Rancho Cordova, California. He is married to Sarah, has a son, Jason, and has two dogs, Edgar and Oscar. He is a graduate of the Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Illinois.

Something unique about Eric is his passion for connecting the walkability world with the online world. The Walkable Neighborhoods website has had over 1,500,000 views since its launch. His work has been featured on over 150 major news outlets, publications, and blogs.