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AARP Walk Audit Worksheets

Download our free printable, fillable, shareable forms and checklists for taking notes and making observations about a street or area's safe walkability

The AARP Walk Audit Worksheets are easy to print from home, easy to complete, and easy to use by anyone who wants to make their community more livable and pedestrian-friendly for people of all ages. Each worksheet can be used on its own or in combination with other worksheets. Each can be printed anew for observing a different street or block. 

AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit worksheets

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Follow the instructions below to download and share these worksheets, which are available as individual worksheets or as an 11-sheet collection. Scroll down to see the pages at full size.

Take Action!

Share your walk audit findings with local leaders, elected officials and members of civic organizations and neighborhood groups. Advocate for changes that will address the most egregious problems and be of benefit to the community. See page 18 of the AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit for information about reporting results and proposing solutions. 

Take a Look at Trails

In some communities, residents get around by using pathways that are open to pedestrians, cyclists and certain low-speed motorized vehicles. See the AARP Walk Audit Worksheets for Multiuse Paths and Trails.

A walk audit can occur in a single-location or along a route between destinations (aka a mobile walk audit).

We encourage printing, photocopying and sharing the worksheets so numerous walk auditors — working solo or as part of a team — can observe and document the safety of a community's streets and sidewalks.

This page includes links for downloading individual worksheets as well as for downloading the complete 11-worksheet collection. 

Choose from a one-page worksheet or a two-page large-type version, both of which can be used by printing (and completing by hand) and/or as a fillable PDF that can be completed on an electronic device then printed or shared online.

  • Scroll down to see and flip through the worksheets while online. 

  • Scroll down further to learn how to save — and print or share — a completed, fillable PDF.

Download the Worksheets

Select the entire collection or choose from the individual worksheets.

Single-sheet worksheets (11 pages)  |  Large-type worksheets (22 pages)

  1. Make a Map: One-Pager  | Large-Type  (This one requires drawing a map so isn't fillable.)
  2. Who’s Using the Street — and Why? One-Pager | Large-Type 
  3. Sidewalk, Streets and Crossings (single-location audit): One-Pager | Large-Type
  4. Sidewalk, Streets and Crossings (walking audit): One-Pager | Large-Type 
  5. Sidewalks: One-Pager | Large-Type 
  6. Streets and Crossings: One-Pager | Large-Type 
  7. Street Safety and Appeal: One-Pager | Large-Type 
  8. Public Transit Access: One-Pager | Large-Type 
  9. Build a Better Block: One-Pager Large-Type
  10. Winter Weather: One-Pager | Large-Type
  11. Summary Worksheet: One-Pager | Large-Type

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View the Worksheets

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To Save a Completed PDF

Select either option, both of which begin under the File tab in the navigation bar that appears at the top of an open PDF:

  • Option 1: Select "Save as Other > Reader Extended PDF > "Enable More Tools: Commenting and Measuring" 

  • Option 2: Select "Export to > Image >JPEG"

Page updated October 2022

AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit

The walk audit worksheets are a supplement to the AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit. Download or order the free publication by visiting »

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