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Stay home. Save lives. Portland enters phase 1 of reopening.

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Due to the state of emergency related to Covid-19, Governor Brown’s “Stay Home” order, and at the direction of Commissioner Chloe Eudaly, Parking Enforcement suspended their normal response to abandoned vehicles. Responding to severe cases only: hazardous or junk vehicles not being used for shelter.
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About the City of Portland Safe Routes to School program
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Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the MP2H project.
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Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the Off-road Cycling Master Plan.
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Information and resources on accessible and low-cost transportation options compiled by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for people with disabilities, older adults, and people living on a low income.
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Ifan ussun an ei PBOT’s Slow Streets/Safe Street Initiative (Túmúnún Won Anenap) epwe fiis? Aneani ekkewe kapaseis aramas iir mei sou kapaseis fanitan me ekkewe pekiin aùrèèùr mei kawor seni we Portland’s Neighborhood Greenways fansoun osukosuken COVID-19.
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File with the Auditor's Hearings Office to challenge an administrative decision made by the City of Portland. Examples of the types of cases: park exclusions, private for-hire permit denial/suspension, water/sewer billing.
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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). Application is based on lottery due to popularity.
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The Portland in the Streets team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues free Block Party permits for residents to close their street for fun parties with their neighbors.
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The Portland in the Streets team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues Community Event permits to close streets, travel lanes, sidewalks, and parking spaces for events such as farmers markets, street fairs, cultural events, fundraisers and so much more!
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) provides four types of parking permits for people with disabilities based on their needs. Each type is outlined below, along with the application. Applicants must have a valid Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) placard to apply.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has launched the Safe Streets Initiative in response to the Covid-19 public health crisis. Part of this initiative is a Business Toolkit, and this Healthy Businesses permit, which helps businesses use more public space to conduct business safely.
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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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Due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 situation, we may not be able to fulfill your permit request. If you have any questions or concerns, our sole point of contact at this time will be CPAC@portlandoregon.gov. We will not be available by phone.
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Due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 situation, we may not be able to fulfill your permit request. If you have any questions or concerns, our sole point of contact at this time will be CPAC@portlandoregon.gov. We will not be available by phone.
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Private for-hire companies and individual drivers must apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to operate in the city. Private for-hire vehicles include taxis, TNCs like Uber or Lyft, limos, pedicabs, party buses, executive sedans, town cars, non-emergency medical transport, carriages.
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Central Eastside and Northwest district businesses wanting to free up their own parking for people who live and work in the district, may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for a shared-use parking permit. This is a pilot program. No fee to apply.