We train and mobilize people to advocate for safe and comfortable walking environments in neighborhoods across Los Angeles.

Let's Talk About Scooters

We love shared bikes and scooters (also known as "personal mobility devices") -- we really do! Dockless scooters and bicycles could be a boon to Los Angeles, which suffers from car-clogged streets and polluted air. They're likely to reduce car trips and increase walking trips, which we're all about.  As...

Human Connection and Happiness

On March 4th, 2018, as part of our annual March Forth! celebration, Los Angeles Walks closed a street to vehicles and opened it to people. What happened? Kids played, adults talked to one another, people of all ages learned to skateboard, took Jeepney tours, designed their dream streets, and SO...

Adding Our Voices

"Grandma Beverly" Shelton, co-founder of SoCal Families for Safe Streets, submitted the following letter to LA Weekly in response to a recent article on Vision Zero in Los Angeles. To the Editor of LA Weekly, When my grandson Zachary Cruz was five years old, a man driving a welding truck...
Our vision
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 dedicated to promoting walking and pedestrian infrastructure in Los Angeles. We train and mobilize Angelenos to advocate for safe, accessible, and equitable walking environments in neighborhoods across Los Angeles. We amplify the voices of those most immediately impacted by traffic collisions and educate local policymakers concerning the rights and needs of pedestrians of all abilities.

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