Safe 82nd Ave

UPDATE: Recently Oregon Department of Transportation and Portland Bureau of Transportation came to an agreement that would fund and transfer 82nd Ave. Read more here. This agreement would bring a total of $185 million dollars to 82nd Ave for safety and ADA improvements and include transfering 82nd Ave from state to city control. Both agencies …

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Walk the Talk, Talk the Walk – Biking Culture

Join us in our latest Walk the Talk, Talk the Walk series, sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. In this episode, we talk about biking and biking culture in Portland. We are joined by community leaders Andrew Campbell and Laquida “Q” Landford. Sponsored by Portland Bureau of Transportation.  

Welcome Our New Executive Director, Ashton Simpson

Welcome Our New Executive Director, Ashton Simpson Oregon Walks is excited to introduce our new Executive Director, Ashton Simpson. Ashton is a community organizer, former U.S. Air Force Civil Engineering Technician, and a graduate of PSU’s Community Development undergraduate program. In his most recent role at The Rosewood Initiative, he served as Community Asset Director, providing …

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2020,What a Year

Dear friends, If 2020 made one thing clear, it is that walking is a solution for climate, health, social, and transportation justice. The pandemic, protests, and politics overwhelmed us this year. Walking and rolling outside kept us connected to our bodies and communities. Oregon Walks has been working for decades to promote walking and make …

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