Transportation and roads

Getting around the city, programs, maintenance work

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News and Notices

City Council gives green light to Portland Permitting & Development, officially creating new bureau

The City's new permitting bureau will officially launch July 1, with changes taking shape over the next 18 months.

News article

Building a Better 82nd: May 17, 2024

Biweekly email updates about Building a Better 82nd


Travel Advisory: Portland Aerial Tram to close for routine maintenance May 23-27

Shuttle service will be available; plan for extra time

Updated Traffic Advisory

Full road closures starting Monday, May 20 on SE 174th Avenue between Stark and Alder streets

Beginning next Monday, May 20, Portland General Electric (PGE) will work to install new utility poles between SE Stark and Main streets on 174th Avenue. Full road closures are needed due to the size of the trucks and space required. The work will be done in two phases and detour routes will be marke

Traffic Advisory

Construction and Maintenance

Construction is anticipated to start in early-Summer 2024 and will take up to four months to complete.
Project design began in 2019 and will continue through 2024. Construction is expected to begin in early March 2025 and will be completed by mid-February 2026.


New to Portland Ride: East Neighborhoods

Ride rescheduled for May 29, 2024

Are you new to Portland, or new to riding a bicycle? Join us on this group ride to explore ways to get around by bicycle in East Portland neighborhoods! The ride is 7.5 miles long, and will be at a mellow pace. Free and open to everyone.

5:30 pm 7:00 pm
Rescheduled Community Event

Upcoming Events

June Boise Parking Plan Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting

The Boise Parking Plan Stakeholder Advisory Committee will meet to advise the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) regarding on-street parking issues and to help create a long-term parking management plan for the Boise neighborhood.

6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Public Meeting
Available Online

Northeast Cully Neighborhood Bike Fair

The Cully Neighborhood Bike Fair at Scott Elementary is a free family-friendly event!

2:45 pm 5:45 pm
Community Event
PBOT staffing helping child bicycle rider in a traffic playground

North Portland Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop

Learn how to maintain a few key things on your bicycle to keep it running smoothly all year long. You’ll also have the chance to practice fixing a flat! You can bring your bike but it's not required. Free & open to everyone.

6:15 pm 8:15 pm
Community Event
picture of a bicycle wheel hub