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Helpful guides to learn about Portland and our services

News and Notices

Spring is here and plazas are in bloom!

Highlighting events, a new guest piece from the community, and our survey on NW 13th Ave Plaza

News article

PBOT Vision Zero April 2024 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter

City of Portland recognizes International Noise Awareness Day

As the world comes together to observe International Noise Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 24, the City of Portland’s Bureau of Development Services and Noise Program join the global community in raising awareness about the impact of noise pollution on public health and well-being.

News article

2023 Ombudsman Annual Report

We're here to make sure City government treats residents and businesses fairly. See what we were up to in 2023.


PBOT Safe Routes to School April 2024 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter

Construction and Maintenance

Study completion expected Spring 2024
Planning is underway; community engagement will start in 2024
Planning starting summer 2023
Expected completion of PNCA Block in Spring 2027


Earth Month Walk + Roll

Celebrate Earth Month this April by walking and rolling to school!

Community Event
A pair of young, elementary school-aged students wearing pink sweaters under backpacks wait in line outside school.

Upcoming Events

Noise Review Board Portland International Raceway Subcommittee

The Noise Review Board’s Portland International Raceway Subcommittee brings community members together for constructive dialogue to address concerns related to noise from PIR and to understand its impacts.

6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Public Meeting
Available Online

Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC)

The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is an advisory body representing those with interests in the outcomes of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes. Its meetings are regularly held on the third Thursday of the month from 8 to 10 a.m.

8:00 am 10:00 am
Public Meeting
Available Online

Spring Flowers on the 70's ride

Pedal with us to see the petals along the new 70's Neighborhood Greenway. Ride starts at the Roseway Earth Day event, travels about 8 miles on low-stress streets, and returns to the start. Easy pace and no one left behind!

10:00 am 12:00 pm
Community Event
Several people on bicycles ride on a low-traffic street beside a flowering plum tree.