Tentative labor agreement reached

The City of Portland and LiUNA – Laborers Local 483 announce a tentative agreement, ending labor strike effective 1am, Sunday Feb 5, 2023


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PBOT awarded $20 million by the US Department of Transportation for major safety investments on 122nd Avenue from SE Foster Road to NE Sandy Boulevard

Funding is provided by the Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant Program established by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the US Department of Transportation’s goal of zero deaths and serious injuries on our nation’s roadways

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News Release: PBOT Begins Work on 82nd Avenue Critical Fixes

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) began its multi-year effort to bring urgent safety and maintenance repairs to 82nd Avenue with the installation of new speed reader boards and traffic signal controllers on the 7-mile corridor.

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City Council Statement: ‘A Roadmap for the Next Two Years’

Resolution authorizes Chief Administrative Officer Michael Jordan to implement Measure 26-228, provides insight on how Commissioners-in-Charge will lead organizational change to prepare for City Administrator management, establishes 90-day action plans that address Portland’s most urgent need.

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January Safe Routes News and Resources


News Release: PBOT installs safety improvements on North Commercial Avenue at Jefferson High School

The project, a partnership between the City of Portland's Bureau of Transportation and Community Safety Division, is intended to help prevent opportunities for future drive-by shootings.

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Update on SE 162nd Ave Safety and Access to Transit project

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Travel Advisory: Get ready! Snow, freezing rain could cause hazardous road conditions Thursday afternoon through Saturday

Freezing rain on Thursday night could make surfaces such as sidewalks, streets and bridges slick and treacherous. PBOT urges the traveling public to delay all travel Thursday night and all day Friday.

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Commissioner Hardesty, PBOT Announce Agreement to Begin Revitalization of O’Bryant Square

Demolition is scheduled to begin in early 2023.

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Closure Advisory for SmartPark Garages on Christmas Day

On-street parking is free at meters on Christmas Day

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December Safe Routes News and Resources


Snow in the forecast? Out of the forecast? Either way, it's time to get winter ready with tips and email updates from PBOT

As we enter the winter season, it's time to get ready for potential winter weather. You can sign up for updates and tips, delivered right to your email inbox or text messages.

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Traffic Advisory: Construction will begin next week at SW Broadway and Main on passenger loading zone for the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The project will make passenger loading more accessible and comfortable at SW Broadway and Main Street and complement the new protected bike lane

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Smoother street ahead: PBOT’s Gravel Street Service kicks off another season with work beginning in SE Portland

This year’s Gravel Street Service will address streets in Southeast (north of SE Division Street), Northeast, and North Portland

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News Release: Fresh pavement and safer crossings on N Lombard Street in St. Johns, thanks to Fixing Our Streets

St. Johns welcomes holiday shoppers after PBOT finishes major repaving project through the beloved North Portland business district .

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Be Safe, Be Seen, Slow Down

Sgt. Ty Engstrom is out on the roads every day, and witnesses dangerous behavior by vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists, and scooter riders.

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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims


Ring in this holiday season with parking tips from PBOT Parking Enforcement

The city of Portland's SmartPark garages will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. PBOT's parking enforcement officers provide tips to holiday shoppers on how to best avoid a parking ticket.

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Portland Aerial Tram to close for routine maintenance Nov. 18-28

Plan ahead for the 10-day closure; See maps and shuttle bus schedules at

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