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Travel Advisory: Portland Aerial Tram to close for routine maintenance May 23-27

Shuttle service will be available; plan for extra time

Updated Traffic Advisory


Traffic Advisory: Final work begins Thursday for passenger loading platforms on SW Broadway

Striping and paint will complete the new platforms on SW Broadway at Oak, Salmon, and Columbia streets

Updated Traffic Advisory


News Release: Celebrate National Bike Month at East Portland Sunday Parkways on May 19!

From live music performances to an interactive community art mural, there will be something for everyone to enjoy along the 3.3 mile route.

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News Release: PBOT seeks volunteers for annual summer bike count

This summer, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will be conducting counts at 334 locations across the city and enlisting the help of over 100 volunteers to make it happen.  

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Traffic Advisory: Crews working for PBOT to begin corner ramp replacements in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ahead of SW Fourth Avenue paving

The first phase of curb ramp upgrades will occur on SW Fourth Avenue between Grant and Mill streets

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PBOT Safe Routes to School May 2024 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter


Advisory: Hardship fund available for retrieval of towed and impounded vehicles for victims of auto theft and others living on a low income

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has established a hardship fund to help victims of auto theft and those living on a low income so they can more easily retrieve their towed and impounded vehicles within Portland city limits.

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Traffic Advisory: Construction begins this week on additional safety upgrades to SW Broadway at the intersections of SW Jefferson and SW Taylor

 Traffic signals at both intersections will be upgraded, accessible corner ramps will be updated and some on-street parking will be adjusted

Updated Traffic Advisory


Celebrate Earth Day with free compost from PBOT’s Sunderland Yard recycling facility

Announcement of Free Compost Days April 20-22, 2024 at the Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Sunderland Yard recycling facility.

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PBOT presents Vision Zero fatalities report and action plan to City Council on Wednesday

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will present two reports on traffic safety to the Portland City Council on Wednesday.

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Work Zone Ahead: As construction seasons kicks into high gear, City of Portland urges travelers to use caution to save lives and prevent injuries

An important safety message from Portland's Public Works bureaus

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PBOT Vision Zero April 2024 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter



PBOT Safe Routes to School April 2024 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter


News Release: New sidewalk and improved crossings coming to SE 174th Avenue between SE Stark and Main streets

Construction begins this week on the $2.4 million Safe Routes to School project and will last approximately seven months

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News Release: Portland Sunday Parkways, Presented by Kaiser Permanente, returns in 2024 with events in East Portland, Northeast Cully and Southwest Portland

The Portland Sunday Parkways program returns in 2024 to East Portland on May 19, Northeast Cully on June 16, and Southwest Portland on September 22.

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News Release: Biking in Portland grows by 5%, as PBOT announces new greenways and retrofits opening this year

Safety, education, greenways to grow more comfortable biking routes

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News Release: PBOT offers discounts on taxi, Uber and Lyft rides to encourage Portlanders to take a Safe Ride Home on St. Patrick's Day weekend

City program offers discounted travel options for holiday revelers, March 15-18

Updated Press release