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

Ways To Get Involved


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Walkstars is Here! June 22nd, 5-8:30pm, OMSI

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Portland Public Schools Safe Routes to School walk at Scott Elementary

How Do We Make Safer Streets?

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.

Looking for a Walk?

Look no further! Explore our calendar of events that includes not only walks but other walking-related events happening in the Portland area. 


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PCC GIS Students Map ODOT Sidewalk Closures

By Izzy | June 29, 2023

Over the course of a few months, Portland Community College students Robbie Ippolito and Donovan Murphy partnered with Oregon Walks to address the 181 recent sidewalk closures that ODOT announced in February of this year. In one of their spring Geographic Information Systems (GIS) courses, these two students created a phenomenal database that lets users …

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82nd Ave Coalition – The Latest

By Izzy | June 28, 2023

The Latest – June 26, 2023 We are thrilled to share that our first round of community conversations was a great success! We had a fantastic turnout and engaging discussions with our neighbors. We have covered three sections of 82nd Ave: from Cully down to Lents and in between. A big thank you to everyone …

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82nd Ave Community Conversations

By Izzy | June 9, 2023

The 82nd Avenue Coalition and Metro are thrilled to host a series of neighborhood-specific conversations along 82nd Avenue, and we want YOU there We know 82nd Avenue is changing. We aim to convene interested neighbors to discuss their current views about 82nd Avenue and their hopes for the future. It is also an opportunity to …

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