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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Recap: 2021 Oregon Walkstars

By Izzy | July 2, 2021

Thank you all who joined us for a wonderful evening of storytelling. We were honored to be able to capture and share the stories of three local walking stories. This was a great opportunity to connect and highlight some local individuals on their walking stories. If you were not able to join us you can …

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Safe 82nd Ave

By Izzy | May 19, 2021

UPDATE 6/29/21 When our community comes together we can achieve great things! On June 24 state leaders announced $80 million in funding for 82nd ave. This funding in addition to the $70 million pledged from ODOT and $35 million from PBOT will bring together $185 million for upgraded signals, lighting, ADA ramps, pavement, and other …

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A Brief Walk Through Portland Baseball History

By Izzy | April 7, 2021

Calling all baseball fans! ⚾️ April is the beginning of baseball season and what better way to celebrate than with a walk that shares the rich history of Portland baseball. It’s a short 1.5-mile walk, one way. Check out the former site Vaughn Street Park where the Portland Rosebuds and Portland Beavers called home, learn …

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