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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Power to the Pedestrian

Oregon Walks

A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting walking and making conditions for walking safe and inviting.

Portland Commission on Disability

The Portland Commission on Disability’s mission is to guide the City in ensuring it is universally accessible for all.

Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC)

A forum for residents to be involved in establishing goals and policies for pedestrians in the city. Includes walking and mobility advocates, neighborhood activists, environmental design professionals and residents-at-large.

PSU Traffic and Transportation Course

Over 1,000 Portland residents have taken this 10-week class at Portland State University to learn how to negotiate traffic and transportation agencies and issues. Designed for the new or experienced neighborhood activist who wants to make a difference.

Safe Routes to School

Resources for schools, parents, caregivers and volunteers that support and encourage students to safely walk and roll to school. Consultations, trainings and materials are available along with assistance to organize Safe Routes activities.

Active Right Of Way (AROW)

A community of advocates, activists and professionals dedicated to safe, equitable and responsible use of the public right of way in Portland.

America Walks

A national coalition of local advocacy groups dedicated to promoting walkable communities.

Oregon Pedestrian Legal Guide

“A Legal Guide for Persons on Foot,” written by local lawyer Ray Thomas. An essential resource for knowing your rights and responsibilities as a pedestrian.

Steps to a Walkable Community

A web resource featuring tactics and case studies to help putinnovative, pro-walking information in the hands of residents, planners and engineers.

Trailkeepers of Oregon

A non-profit organization with a mission to inspire action to protect and enhance the Oregon hiking experience through advocacy, stewardship, outreach and education.