Los Angeles Walks is a pedestrian advocacy organization that makes walking Safe, Accessible, Fun and Equitable for all Angelenos.

It's Time to Clarify the Crosswalk Law

Today, Friday, May 5th, contact the CA State Assembly Transportation Committee to support Assembly Bill 390, the crosswalk countdown law!   Across California, it's currently illegal to step off the curb and cross the street once a pedestrian countdown signal has begun, even if the person walking knows they have...

Tell City Council to Fully Fund Vision Zero this Monday

This Monday, May 1, 2017, LA City Council's Budget and Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Mayor Garcetti's proposed 2017-18 city budget, including a close review of the proposed Transportation budget. While the Mayor's proposal does increase funding for Vision Zero, it doesn't go far enough. In fact, it falls about...

Dear Transportation Committee: Use Local Return to Save Lives

On Wednesday, March 29th, LA City Council Transportation Committee members will consider how to spend Measure M Local Return dollars - roughly $50 million every year for the foreseeable future.  Los Angeles Walks believes a significant portion of these funds should be used to build an equitable street and sidewalk...
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Los Angeles is a vibrant city in which people can and do walk regularly for transportation, exercise, or fun. Policymakers and residents appreciate walking as a valuable form of transportation, and Angelenos of all ages, ethnicities, incomes, and abilities are able to walk or move safely through their neighborhoods.
About LA Walks
We are a volunteer-supported organization dedicated to promoting walking and pedestrian infrastructure in Los Angeles, educating Angelenos and local policymakers concerning the rights and needs of pedestrians of all abilities, and fostering the development of safe and vibrant environments for all pedestrians.

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