Columbia is designated as a Bronze-level community due to its high walking mode share and thorough planning efforts. Community highlights include:
- The new Walk Bike Columbia Plan, which focuses on implementation and sets ambitious, yet realistic targets for walking mode share and crash reduction.
- Interdepartmental coordination between city traffic engineers and the police department to review high crash locations and select appropriate countermeasures.
- Neighborhood walking tours, which include Sunday Strolls and interactive, online maps for self-guided tours with details about each stop on a route.
- Only 65% of workers in Columbia commute by driving alone!