Commissioner Hardesty approves new Pedestrian Design Guide, helping add more space for trees while preserving access for people with disabilities and other pedestrians
The first new rules for sidewalks in 24 years will help Portland fight climate change by forging a compromise that allows space for people and trees
Updated Press release
This summer, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will begin converting existing Hotel Zones along SW Broadway to three-minute pickup/drop-off zones.
News Release: Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, city, community, and business leaders cut the ribbon on Better Naito Forever
Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty alongside city, community, and business leaders cut the ribbon this morning on the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Better Naito Forever project, the permanent version of Better Naito, the protected space for people walking and biking to and along Waterfront Park.
PBOT News Release: Portland City Council unanimously approves Building a Better 82nd, with historic transfer of ownership to PBOT
City of Portland takes over 82nd Avenue and delivers critical safety and maintenance repairs through 2026;
Community partnership to build the future together, beyond 2026