OREGON WALKS

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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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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2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Don’t Shoot Portland

By Izzy | September 8, 2020

2020 OregonWalkstar Award Winner: Don’t Shoot Portland We are honored to announce  Don’t Shoot Portland is a 2020 Oregon Walkstar Award winner. Thank you, Don’t Shoot PDX, for inspiring us all to take to the streets and walk for justice.  Don’t Shoot Portland has been leading the march for police accountability and Black Lives Matter …

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NeighborWalks & Sunday Parkways: Downtown Portland

By Izzy | August 12, 2020

Join us for our third AARP NeighborWalks at Sunday Parkways walk! This month’s Sunday Parkways route would have been the Downtown Portland Green Loop,  in the spirit of Sunday Parkways, we are proud to share with you the Downtown Portland NeighborWalks from 2018. Explore numerous parks, learn about brewery blocks, and check out the multimodal …

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