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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Walking Through A Pandemic

By Izzy | May 15, 2020

Dear Oregon Walks’ Supporters, Izzy and I, along with our dedicated board and committee members, are working hard to absorb and incorporate our equity learning and practice.  It’s a crucial part of the mission and promise of Oregon Walks–to promote walking and create conditions that make walking safe, convenient, and attractive for every person in …

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Keep Calm and Walk On

By Izzy | March 26, 2020

We know the social distancing Oregon is practicing as we work to #flattenthecurve is impacting every person in our state. We want to invite you to join us in the #keepcalmwalkon challenge we are kicking off here at Oregon Walks. As the only statewide nonprofit dedicated to promoting walking and advocating for conditions that make it safe, accessible, and …

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Postponed: 2020 Walkstar Awards

By Izzy | March 25, 2020

We are postponing the 2020 Walkstar Awards due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please stay tuned for more information as we work on rescheduling the event. During this time of social distancing, school and business shutdowns, and anxiety about what the future holds — all Oregonians are being impacted by Covid-19 pandemic. Oregon Walks is here …

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