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

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...

Action Alert! Tell City Council Transportation Committee Members How to Spend $50M/year to Make LA Streets Safer

This Wednesday, March 29th, LA City Council's Transportation Committee will discuss how to spend almost $50 million per year on local transportation infrastructure, like better sidewalks, crosswalks, and lighting. These funds, generated from the recent Measure M sales tax initiative, are called "Local Return," and will start to flow on...

From Analysis to Action : The LA Vision Zero Action Plan is Out

Under 4-minute read Earlier today, February 8, 2017, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) presented the Vision Zero Action Plan to members of the City Council Transportation Committee. The Action Plan outlines the City’s strategy for reducing traffic fatalities by 20% by the...
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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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