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January Safe Routes News and Resources

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Orders are coming in fast, encouraging drivers to go slow!  

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is releasing new neighborhood greenway signs. With silhouetted figures biking, walking their dog, and playing pick-up soccer, the cheery green and white signs serve as a valuable reminder to people driving by to slow down and look out for other people on

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Updated Traffic Advisory: NW Germantown Road closed through Wednesday, Jan. 11 for erosion cleanup from recent storms

Crews with the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will close a portion of NW Germantown Road on Monday, Jan. 9 through Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closure of NW Germantown Road stretches just over two miles, from NW Skyline Boulevard to NW Bridge Avenue.

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News Release: PBOT installs safety improvements on North Commercial Avenue at Jefferson High School

The project, a partnership between the City of Portland's Bureau of Transportation and Community Safety Division, is intended to help prevent opportunities for future drive-by shootings.

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Traffic Advisory: Downtown fire causes road closures expected all day Wednesday around SW 10th and Clay intersection

A large fire a downtown church building has led to road closures surrounding the intersection of SW Clay and 10th Avenues that are expected to be in place all day on Wednesday, causing severe traffic delays during the morning and evening commute hours.

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Travel Advisory: Get ready! Snow, freezing rain could cause hazardous road conditions Thursday afternoon through Saturday

Freezing rain on Thursday night could make surfaces such as sidewalks, streets and bridges slick and treacherous. PBOT urges the traveling public to delay all travel Thursday night and all day Friday.

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Commissioner Hardesty, PBOT Announce Agreement to Begin Revitalization of O’Bryant Square

Demolition is scheduled to begin in early 2023.

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Closure Advisory for SmartPark Garages on Christmas Day

On-street parking is free at meters on Christmas Day

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Snow in the forecast? Out of the forecast? Either way, it's time to get winter ready with tips and email updates from PBOT

As we enter the winter season, it's time to get ready for potential winter weather. You can sign up for updates and tips, delivered right to your email inbox or text messages.

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Traffic Advisory: Construction will begin next week at SW Broadway and Main on passenger loading zone for the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The project will make passenger loading more accessible and comfortable at SW Broadway and Main Street and complement the new protected bike lane

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Smoother street ahead: PBOT’s Gravel Street Service kicks off another season with work beginning in SE Portland

This year’s Gravel Street Service will address streets in Southeast (north of SE Division Street), Northeast, and North Portland

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News Release: Fresh pavement and safer crossings on N Lombard Street in St. Johns, thanks to Fixing Our Streets

St. Johns welcomes holiday shoppers after PBOT finishes major repaving project through the beloved North Portland business district .

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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

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Ring in this holiday season with parking tips from PBOT Parking Enforcement

The city of Portland's SmartPark garages will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. PBOT's parking enforcement officers provide tips to holiday shoppers on how to best avoid a parking ticket.

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Portland Aerial Tram to close for routine maintenance Nov. 18-28

Plan ahead for the 10-day closure; See maps and shuttle bus schedules at GobyTram.com

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BIKETOWN ridership surges past half a million rides, shattering prior annual record in just nine months

BIKETOWN trips increased 60% over last year; BIKETOWN for All members grow to one-third of all rides, as program expands access for Portlanders living on low incomes

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News Blog: Helping Portland grow UP. How one company moves giant equipment for construction around the city  

PBOT partnered with Highway Heavy Hauling in a video for the 2040 Portland Freight Plan 

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