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

Ways To Get Involved

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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Steptember Kickoff 2019

STEPtember Is Finally Here!

By Oregon Walks | August 30, 2019

Walks happening this week, September 1-7 Walk leaders came up with some creative walks this week!

Clear The Corners, Pedestrian Peaking Around a Parked Car

Clear the Corners

By Oregon Walks | August 30, 2019

If you have walked anywhere in Portland you know how difficult and dangerous it can be to cross when cars are parked close to the intersection.


Weston Awards 2019: Calling All Walkstars!

By Oregon Walks | August 30, 2019

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Weston Awards on Friday, November 8th! Join us as we celebrate walking in Oregon. Put on your dancing shoes (or most comfortable walking shoes:) and sashay on over to Portland’s downtown Hilton. Together, we will honor the walkstars in our communities and the crucial work Oregon Walks does to …

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