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Advisory Groups

Bicycle Advisory Committee

The 20-member volunteer Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) meets monthly to review projects of interest to cyclists and discuss bike issues. The committee advises City Council and bureaus on all bicycle-related matters.

Central City in Motion Working Group

Representing a broad set of community and business perspectives, this working group offers strategic advice to the PBOT Director and project staff to help them successfully implement projects recommended in the Central City in Motion plan.

Columbia/Lombard Mobility Corridor Plan Advisory Group

Group providing feedback on multimodal Columbia/Lombard Mobility Corridor Plan addressing safety, mobility, and access for freight, walking, bicycling, and transit both along the corridor (east/west) and across it (north/south). Plan goes before City Council for adoption in summer 2020.

Division Street Area Parking Stakeholder Advisory Committee

The Committee will work with city staff to develop a parking management plan and parking permit pilot program for the Richmond Neighborhood area. The resulting plan will need to be voted in by affected residents and adopted by City Council first before being implemented.

Fixing Our Streets Oversight Committee

Sixteen-member oversight body that ensures accountability of 10-cent gas tax passed in May 2016. Diverse group of Portlanders with budget and project management experience, broad interests within transportation space. Help oversee budget, projects, schedule, with PBOT project managers.

Freight Advisory Committee

The Portland Freight Advisory Committee, formed February 2003, serves as an advisory group to the Portland Bureau of Transportation and City Council on issues related to freight mobility. Includes community member volunteers and public agency representatives at the local, state, and federal level.

Lloyd Meter Revenue Allocation Committee

Representatives from neighborhood businesses, residents, and property owners, meets annually to recommend projects, programs, and services to be funded by meter revenue for the Lloyd Parking District.

Marquam Hill Meter District Revenue Allocation Advisory Committee

Comprised of representatives from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), the Homestead Neighborhood Association, and a third party to serve as tiebreaker.

Northwest Parking District Stakeholder Advisory Committee

The mission is to advise the City on transportation and parking issues in northwest and support a full range of transportation options within the context of neighborhood livability and economic vitality with the goal of efficiently managing parking and reducing reliance on single-occupancy vehicles.

Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee is to advise the city on all matters that encourage and enhance walking as a means of transportation, recreation, wellness, and environmental enhancement.

Pricing Options for Equitable Mobility Task Force

Established July 2019. Monthly meetings between January 2020 and spring 2021 to develop recommendations around implementation, study, and design of how transportation pricing might be used in Portland; establish priorities for investment; centering equity and transportation justice.

Private For-Hire Transportation Advisory Committee

The Private For-Hire Transportation Advisory Committee provides input into the development and outcomes of policies, budget, regulations, and procedures that affect the city's Private For-Hire Transportation program.

TNC Drivers Advisory Committee

Focused on issues impacting Portland TNC drivers including data collection, accessibility, wages, safety, injuries, insurance, safety, reliability, standards, and dispute resolution. Forum for drivers to share concerns, suggestions. Facilitator and independent mediator assist, as needed.

Towing Board of Review

Oversees and regulates the performance of tow contractors and the tow desk. Meetings on the third Wednesday of odd-numbered months. Established in City Code Chapter 3.98.

Transportation Bureau and Budget Advisory Committee

Bureau and Budget Advisory Committee for the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).

Vision Zero Task Force

The Vision Zero Task Force oversees implementation of the Vision Zero Action Plan. The Task Force reviews actions and progress, advises on implementation, tracks equity impacts, and oversees performance measure reporting.