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

Call for a super hero? It's Peatónito!

Nowadays it feels like we can all use a hero or shero. So we're happy to introduce Peatónito! He comes to us from Mexico City, where he began his masked work saving lives and slowing traffic. And Peatónito has traveled beyond, from NYC to Los Angeles, fighting against the crime of...

Something is rotten in Eagle Rock and it has to do with bikes & speed humps

Ever wonder how your neighborhood was designed? How you can shape it? Whether it's building a new grocery store, installing more crosswalks, or getting a bus shelter, community voice is critical for community design that will last for generations. But what happens when community input is, well, just a courtesy?...

A People-first Response for LA

by Mehmet Berker, Board Member of Los Angeles Walks A community block party, pre COVID-19, co-organized with resident partners to help neighbors reimagine a more walkable neighborhood. As cities across the world respond to the public health emergency caused by COVID-19, some are making temporary changes to the public realm...
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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