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New Healthy Businesses application is now open

The Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Healthy Businesses permit allows temporary changes to streets to give people more space to conduct business safely. PBOT is now accepting applications for the next permit cycle, Sept. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2023.

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News Release: New Car-Free Plaza in Old Town Helps Energize the Downtown Neighborhood

Couch Street Plaza, the newest addition to PBOT’s Public Street Plazas program, will host numerous special events this summer and beyond

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News release: Transportation projects in East Portland will deliver safer routes and better employment connections for thousands of Portlanders.

PBOT's $26.2 M investment in East Portland aims to improve job access and street safety

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Traffic Advisory: Repaving project will close segments NE 33rd Avenue between NE Sandy Blvd and NE Brazee Street, Aug. 8 to 31

NE 33rd Avenue will be closed for several days at a time during the work period, with work zone closures for a few blocks at a time starting at the north and moving to the south.

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Cully Neighborhood Street Improvement Project: Design Update

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) will improve several local streets in the Cully neighborhood by paving gravel streets, adding sidewalks, building stormwater infrastructure, and slowing traffic with speed bumps and stop signs.

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Traffic Advisory: A smoother street is coming to N Baltimore Avenue between N Bradford and Lombard streets starting Monday, July 18

Paving work begins Monday, July 18 on N Baltimore Avenue between N Bradford and Lombard streets, as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) ongoing street maintenance program.

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Commissioner Hardesty remarks on big day for transportation projects

In a big day for regional transportation projects, Commissioner Hardesty leads Portland to rejoin I-5 Rose Quarter project, wins OK for regional compromise on I-5 bridge project

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News Release: Portland and Seattle transportation agencies urge drivers to Slow the Flock Down!

A joint campaign between the Pacific Northwest's two largest cities uses humor to send an important safety message

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New Red Electric Bridge is now open in Southwest Portland

The Red Electric Bridge, a part of the Red Electric Trail is now completed and ready for use. The Red Electric Bridge is located in Southwest Portland between SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and SW Capitol Highway.

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News Release: Transportation Wallet programs helps thousands of Portlanders choose active transportation options

Popular Transportation Wallet stays at $99, increases benefits and perks to encourage Portlanders to walk, bike, roll, and take transit.

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Final paving for a safer, smoother street is coming to SW Naito Parkway between Market and Harrison, from July 5 to July 10

People traveling in the area should expect detours and delays from July 5 to 10.

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News Release: Soak up the sun at Sunday Parkways this weekend!

Celebrate 15 years of open streets in Portland while walking, rolling, and strolling in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood on Sunday, June 26

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Traffic Advisory: NW Cornell Road to fully reopen this evening, after crews complete essential repairs to historic tunnels

Beginning at 6 p.m. today, NW Cornell Road will fully reopen to the traveling public as essential repairs to the NW Cornell Tunnels are now substantially complete.

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Save the Date! PBOT opens Blumenauer Bridge July 31, with opening celebration & community event space

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Congressman Earl Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge will provide a valuable car-free connection between two of the Rose City’s fastest growing neighborhoods.

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Portland Sunday Parkways kicks off a summer of free accessible family-friendly activities

Popular all-ages, all-abilities open street events return after two-year hiatus. Kaiser Permanente teams up with PBOT to encourage Portlanders to keep Sunday Parkways spirit alive all summer long.

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70s Greenway: Cully Connector - Design Update

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and Metro are partnering to build a new north-south greenway connection in Cully and Roseway on NE 72nd Avenue between NE Sandy Boulevard and NE Lombard Street (formerly NE Killingsworth Street).

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PBOT restores six lanes to North Going Street Bridge, completing permanent repairs from Union Pacific Railroad derailment crash

Crews with the Portland Bureau of Transportation restriped the lanes on the North Going Street Bridge this week, restoring the three full travel lanes in each direction. Union Pacific will cover the city's costs for making the repairs.

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