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Services and Information for Community education and outreach

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2040Freight Community Advisory information and related links & documents
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The City of Portland’s 311 program improves access to information and services by providing a single point of contact – in person, online or over the phone.
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About the Bureau of Development Services (BDS)
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Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the SW Corridor Inclusive Communities project.
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Full scholarships are available to Portland residents for "Portland Traffic & Transportation," a noncredit course at Portland State University sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
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If you have a project that benefits your community and the environment, you can apply for a Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) grant of up to $12,000. The two-page pre-application for projects is due by 4 p.m. on the first Friday of February each year.
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Mini-grants are available from the Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP). These grants provide gift certificates for native plants that benefit the watershed. They are available to community groups or individuals. We accept and review applications year-round. Download the application here.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues PARK(ing) Day permits to allow residents, designers, businesses, students, community organizations and artists to temporarily transform parking spaces into public spaces. This international event takes place the third Friday in September.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) encourages people to create new public space by closing a portion of the street to vehicles. Pedestrian plazas may occur on any street type that is next to or in close proximity to a partnering business or organization.
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The Portland in the Streets team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues permits for painting art in the road. These street paintings are a great Portland tradition that bring neighborhoods together and encourage neighbors to get to know each other.
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Help take care of Green Streets in your neighborhood. It takes only a few minutes to sign up and find available Green Streets to adopt. Thank you for helping us keep our rivers and streams clean.
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The City of Portland is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) virtually on July 29, 2020. Learn about the ADA and experiences of people with disabilities in the United States.
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These events offered neighborhood, community and nonprofit organizations funds for disposal of bulky household waste.
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What is fair housing? Learn about the federal, state, and local laws that protect people from illegal housing discrimination.
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Sign up for email alerts & newsletters.
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Portland Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente promotes health for all Portlanders. Learn about healthy living from head-to-toe with the tools and resources below.
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July 26, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This year the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is updating its ADA Title II Transition Plan for the public right-of-way and we want your feedback.
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PBOT’s Equity & Inclusion program has been working with various PBOT teams to identify partnership opportunities to engage and support community groups on transportation issues specific to the Covid-19 public health pandemic.
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Help us co-create Portland Sunday Parkways by taking this short survey.
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A transportation-themed online class with an emphasis on land use, mobility, social justice and racial equity. The fall 2020 class will be conducted completely online through Zoom meetings. Class time will be used for presentations from guest speakers, activities and class discussion.