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Oregon Walks is dedicated to promoting walking and making the conditions for walking safe, convenient and attractive throughout Oregon.

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Portland Public Schools Safe Routes to School walk at Scott Elementary

How Do We Make Our Streets Safer?

We partner with community-based groups and organizations to listen and learn what walking issues are important to them.

 

We advocate with our partners for better laws, more sidewalks and signed crosswalks, education programs, community improvements designed for pedestrians, and increased funding to support these activities.

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NeighborWalks: Sellwood and Westmoreland Park

By Izzy | September 25, 2020

Join us for our final AARP NeighborWalks at Sunday Parkways walk! September is the final month for Sunday Parkways, it’s also STEPtember, so what better way to celebrate this month of walking joy than by highlighting an AARP NeighborWalk, and not just any NeighborWalk but the kick off walk from the 2019 season. Stroll through …

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2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Oregon Justice Resource Center

By Izzy | September 14, 2020

2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Oregon Justice Resource Center It is Oregon Walks’ honor to award Oregon Justice Resource Center (OJRC) as a 2020 Oregon WalkStar Awardee. OJRC has been at the forefront for the fight for justice in the state of Oregon. Most recently, state violence was directed at peaceful protesters marching in the street …

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2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Youth Environmental Justice Alliance 

By Izzy | September 11, 2020

2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Youth Environmental Justice Alliance    Oregon Walks is excited to announce Youth Environmental Justice Alliance (YEJA) as recipients of a 2020 Oregon Walkstar. Their dedication and effort in elevating and empowering BIPOC youth voices on environmental issues have contributed to a healthier, more walkable future. Their work and continued effort on …

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