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News and Notices

PBOT Vision Zero March 2023 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter

Interested in helping guide the permitting process in Portland? Apply to serve on the Development Review Advisory Committee

The City of Portland is seeking interested land use planning professionals to serve in one position for a three-year term on the Development Review Advisory Committee. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted through Sunday, April 30.

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March Safe Routes News and Resources

Updated Newsletter

February Safe Routes News and Resources

Updated Newsletter

Why we say “crash” not “accident”

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Construction and Maintenance

Study completion expected Fall 2023
Planning is underway; community engagement will start later in 2023
Planning starting late spring 2023

Upcoming Events

Portland Freight Advisory Committee (PFC) Abril Meeting

The Portland Freight Advisory Committee (PFC) serves as an advisory group to the Bureau of Transportation and City Council on issues related to freight mobility. The PFC was formed in February 2003 and includes both community member volunteers and public agency representatives.

7:30 am 9:30 am
Public Meeting
Available Online
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Climate Conversations: Clean Electricity for All

Enjoy an interactive conversation about 100% Clean Electricity with the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability’s (BPS) Climate Team in the second “Climate Conversations with BPS” virtual event.

12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Public Meeting
Available Online
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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