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

New Beginnings and a Farewell to Summer with Irais

Hi, I'm Irais, a member of Los Angeles Walks, and I had the opportunity to work with LA Walks and Best Start Wilmington in different projects to improve my community. Now that I start a new chapter in San Angelo, Texas, I take my learning experience and the love of...

Celebrating Changes at LA Walks

On Monday, April 8, Los Angeles Walks will welcome our new Executive Director, John Yi. While I am sad to leave Los Angeles Walks, I am thrilled that we secured such a highly qualified, experienced, and passionate candidate for this unique position. (Meet him in person on April 17! More...

Best Start Metro LA Community Block Party

  After five months of planning, on February 23, 2019, fourteen Best Start Metro LA members and Los Angeles Walks co-hosted a neighborhood block party to bring community members together, reclaim public space for people, and gain support for safer streets. Community members took over Gramercy Place between Adams Blvd....
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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