Come celebrate 30+ years of advocacy and fighting for safer streets, Thursday May 26.
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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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Join us in our latest Walk the Talk, Talk the Walk series, sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. In this episode, we discuss affinity walking groups and creating more inclusive spaces. We are joined by community leaders, Richard Hunter, Sam Thompson, and Sharetta Butcher with host Andrew Campbell and Jess Thompson. Sponsored by Portland …
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 …
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 …