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Sunday Parkways Highlights Transportation Projects & Programs

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Learn about some the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) projects happening near and along the 2021 Sunday Parkways Presented by Kaiser Permanente routes, along with programs and intiatives that help you bike, walk and roll around town.
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Portland Sunday Parkways Choose your own Portland Adventure routes are not only a fun way to explore our neighborhoods, but also a great way to learn about projects and improvements The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is working on everyday to make it easier for you to get around. 

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Transportation Projects & Programs

BIKETOWN- BIKETOWN is Portland's bike share program with 1,500 bikes at over 180 stations across downtown and several neighborhoods. The system is designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, and it’s a fun and affordable way to get around.

Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge - The Blumenauer Bridge will serve as a vital connection for pedestrians and people biking between two of Portland’s fastest growing neighborhoods—Lloyd and the Central Eastside—and beyond. In the future it will also serve as an important link in Portland’s Green Loop.

Bob Stacey Crossing - East of the Clinton St. / SE 12th Ave MAX Station, provides pedestrian and bike crossing above the MAX Orange Line and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.

Flanders Crossing Bike and Pedestrian Bridge - Coupled with the Flanders Neighborhood Greenway -- a low-stress, east-west biking and pedestrian connection across Northwest Portland, the Pearl, Old Town, and into downtown Portland -- it is easier than ever to get where you need to go by walking, biking, rolling, strolling, or taking public transit.

Healthy Business Permits & Plazas - We're setting aside street space for gathering, playing and chowing down without the need to make a purchase from a private business. All are welcome! Check out the latest list of Portland Public Plazas and check back regularly--we're adding more all the time!

Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway on NE 9th Ave - The Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Project will expand the citywide low-stress walking and bicycling network in Northeast Portland by creating a safe and pleasant place to walk or bike to employment centers, neighborhood destinations, schools, and nearby parks.  

North Greeley Multi-Use Path & paving project- The N Greeley Multi-Use Path is a two-way, one-mile path on the east side of N Greeley Avenue from N Going Street to N Interstate Avenue. The two-way bicycle and pedestrian facility is protected from vehicle traffic with continuous concrete barriers. N Greeley Avenue has also been repaved.

North Portland in Motion Learn more about this upcoming planning effort to identify transportation needs and near-term investments to improve access to community destinations and support walking, biking, and transit use in the North Portland peninsula. Join the mailing list for updates and opportunties to share input. 

Bicycle Shops in Portland

View a list of bike shops in Portland offering sales, service and rental of bicycles.

List of bike shops

Map of bike shops 

Bike Break presented by Portland by Cycle & Community Cycling Center

Take an afternoon break to love your bike. We’ll share tips on riding with kids, the wonderful world of e-bikes and more. Bike Break is a presentation of Portland Sunday Parkways and is brought to you by SmartTrips, Community Cycling Center, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), and made possible with support from Metro and the Federal Transit Administration. 

Bike Break, June 4, 2021

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Get ready to roll! Learn about checking your bike and tips for safe riding; different bike lanes and markings; what's new with Biketown? (Aired 6/4/21) 

Watch June Bike Break

Bike Break, June 25, 2021

Bike Break June 25th at 3pm

Get ready to roll! Learn about checking your bike and tips on finding a low-stress route, talk about what makes Greenways great (including special improvements to cross busy streets), and celebrate biking for everybody & any body - diverse groups to ride with and news about Adaptive BIKETOWN. (Aired 6/25/21)

Watch Bike Break

Bike Break, July 30, 2021

Bike Break July

Get ready to roll! We’ll talk about rolling with new routines.  Maybe you've got a new bike?  A new commute?  A new bikeway nearby? Or perhaps traffic patterns have changed that make you feel too crowded (or too lonely) on your ride. (Aired 7/30/21)

Watch Bike Break

Bike Break, September 13, 2021

Getting ready for your back to school commute? Check out this Bike Break to learn more about riding with your family of all ages.  We also use this session to prepare for fall and winter riding. (Aired 9/13/21)

Watch Bike Break

Transportation Highlights

As part of our #SundayParkwaysatHome presented by Kaiser Permanente virtual programming we are featuring a variety of PBOT programs and initiatives to connect you with resources and information about walking, biking, and rolling in our city. Visit our events page to catch upcoming presentations or follow us on Facebook @PortlandSundayParkways to tune in live.

Long Range Planning 

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is setting the transportation vision for how Portland can accommodate growth and maintain our quality of life for generations to come. Check out this Transportation Highlight session to learn more about PBOT's goals and plans for implementation. 

(Aired 9/24/21)

Watch the Long Range Planning Transportation Highlight

Southwest in Motion 

Southwest Motion Transportation Highlight

For this session, we will meet Senior Transportation Planner Nick Falbo as he provides an introduction to the Southwest in Motion Plan.  Southwest In Motion is a short-term prioritization, refinement, and implementation strategy for planned active transportation investments in Southwest Portland. The final plan identifies a realistic short-term action plan that provides basic walking and bicycling connectivity where they are needed most. (Aired 9/17/21)

Watch the Southwest in Motion Transportation Highlight

PBOT and Tri Met Bridges part II 

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Hear from PBOT experts as they discuss the behind-the-scences of how transportation programs, plans and projects work in our city. Capital Project Project Manager Geren provides an introduction to PBOT and the newest Tri Met Bridges. (Aired 9/10/21)

Watch the PBOT and Tri Met Bridges Transportation Highlight 

Regional Trails with Metro 

Regional Trails Transportation Highlight

Regional Trails are safe, family friendly, car free places to explore on bike or on foot. Did you know that there are over 50 regional trails in the greater Portland region? Join Metro Regional Trails Planner Robert Spurlock to learn about some of his favorite trails. Robert will talk about recent and upcoming trail projects happening in every corner of the metro area. 

Watch the Regional Trails with Metro Transportation Highlight

The Green Loop 


Take time to meet Senior Transportation Planner Nick Falbo as he provides an introduction to the upcoming Green Loop Project. A bold new concept of the Central City 2035 Plan, the Green Loop will be a six-mile linear park that connects people through the heart of the city, improving access to and linking regional attractions, cultural institutions, employment centers, and shopping districts. The Green Loop will connect to places within and beyond Portland's downtown neighborhoods and the Willamette River.

Watch the Green Loop Transportation Highlight

Transportation Wallet for Parking Districts


The Transportation Wallet in Parking Districts is a program that leverages parking permit surcharge fees to offset the cost of rides and credits for use on TriMet, Portland Streetcar, BIKETOWN, and Lime, Bird, and Spin e-scooter companies. This bundled package, known as a Transportation Wallet, is one of PBOT’s strategies to manage parking demand in two densely populated neighborhoods while increasing use of transportation options other than driving alone.  

Watch the Transportation Wallet in Parking Districts Transportation Highlight

Capital Projects


For this session, we will meet Capital Project Project manager Dan Layden as he provides an introduction to PBOT and the upcoming Capital Projects. (Aired 8/6/21)

Watch the PBOT Capital Projects Transportation Highlight

Safe Routes to School


Safe Routes to School is a partnership between the City of Portland, schools, neighbors, community organizations and agencies, continuing to increase safety and improve health for students and their families. (Aired 7/23/21)

Watch the Safe Routes to School Transportation Highlight

Vision Zero 

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Take a moment to meet the Vison Zero team as they explain PBOT's Vision Zero plan and tell us how we can reduce traffic fatalities.  Learn how you can join your community in making our street safer for everyone. (Aired 7/16/21)

Watch the Vision Zero Transportation Highlight

2040 Freight Plan


The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is engaging Portlanders to plan how to move goods through the city while meeting our goals for a safe multimodal system that supports economic prosperity, human and environmental health, equity, and resilience. (Aired 6/11/21)

Watch the 2040 Freight Plan Transportation Highlight

Transportation Ambassadors 

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 If you have ever been to an event, received something in the mail or interacted with PBOT, you have likely met one of these dedicated volunteers. In this session you will hear information on how they help to promote safety, to supporting Sunday Parkways open streets events and how they help make so many of our outreach programs possible. (Aired 5/21/21)

Watch the Transportation Ambassadors Transportation Highlight

PBOT & Tri Met Bridges

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Hear from PBOT experts as they discuss the behind-the-scences of how transportation programs, plans and projects work in our city. Capital Project Project Manager Geren provides an introduction to PBOT and the newest Tri Met Bridges. (Aired 5/14/21)

Watch the PBOT & Tri Met Bridges Transportation Highlight