When it comes to advocating for adding a footpath to your street or decreasing the speed limit, the language used is important in helping communicate the issue.
Here is some information about how to write and speak about your concerns in a way that tells a story. These guides also encourage you to think of the type of audience you are communicating with and their values.
- The Workshop Messaging Toolkit: ‘How to Talk About Opening our Streets for People who Walk, Ride Bikes, and Take Public Transport’
- The Safe Routes to School National Partnership has this information sheet about effective messaging for promoting biking and and walking
- VicHealth has information on their website about values-based messaging for health promotion