What's the best way to get to the White House? For one Boston group, the answer was simple: put one foot in front of the other.

Today we talk with Robert Sloane, the founder of WalkBoston. Sloane was recently honored at the White House for his efforts to promote walking in Boston. WalkBoston advocates for investment in "walking infrastructure," and hopes to get communities together to support this primal, primary method of transportation.

Mentioned on the show: Here's one of WalkBoston's interactive maps for the region.

View WalkBoston - Boston Urban Core in a larger map