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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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News Blog: PBOT installs reflective markings on SE Foster Road to improve safety, reduce risk of lane departure crashes   

As Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday, Nov. 6, PBOT reminds drivers to slow down, use caution while traveling at night.

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PBOT expands safety and education efforts at Portland High Schools

Safe Routes to School and the Community Crossroads Initiative to partner on safe access to school for Portland students

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November Safe Routes News and Resources


News Release: PBOT and Multnomah County Library announce winners of the 2022 Bike to Books Design Contest

Enjoy book recommendations from Multnomah County librarians inspired by this year’s winning designs

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The rainy season returns! Adopt your neighborhood storm drain and help prevent street flooding

Portland’s storm drains, also known as catch basins, help with stormwater runoff and prevent flooding. If drains get clogged with fallen leaves and other debris, it can lead to dangerous ponding along city streets and intersections.

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Traffic Advisory: PBOT begins construction next week on East Burnside Rose Lane

The Central City in Motion project will improve speed and reliability for bus riders on East Burnside on TriMet bus lines 12, 19, and 20.

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Annual Portland Aerial Tram evacuation exercise set for Sunday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon

The annual evacuation exercise for the Portland Aerial Tram is set for Sunday morning, Oct. 9. The exercise will begin at 9 a.m. and should be concluded by noon.

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Federal funding will help create permanent plazas downtown, including a segment of the future Green Loop

The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced that the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will receive a $1.2 million federal grant to create 32,000 square feet of street plazas to promote tourism and the economic recovery of downtown.

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PBOT crews reopen NW Everett Street a week early, after making sinkhole repairs with help from a local business

Crews from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) reopened NW Everett Street between 11th and 12th avenues this morning, more than a week earlier than expected.

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Traffic Advisory: NW Everett Street between 11th and 12th avenues closed for approximately two weeks for sewer repairs

Pedestrian access will be maintained during the closure, public is encouraged to visit nearby businesses.

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Outer Division Safety Project has completed all major work with targeted investments to reduce deaths and injuries in advance of FX2-Division bus line launch

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and contractor Raimore Construction have completed all major work on the Outer Division Safety Project, which has built five miles of improvements designed to reduce deaths on one of the most dangerous roads in the city.

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PBOT urges the traveling public to use extra caution as power outages may make West Hills roads dark this weekend, wind may fell trees citywide

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) advises the traveling public to travel with extreme caution, as power outages in the West Hills may make roads darker than normal during overnight hours starting before dawn Friday morning through the day on Monday.

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Event parking district starts with higher parking meter rates on Friday, to encourage public transit, biking during large events in Lloyd District, Rose Quarter areas

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), in partnership with Lloyd area businesses and residents, will begin implementing new rates for on-street parking during large-scale events to encourage public transit and biking, and reduce congestion and pollution in the area.

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Traffic Advisory: PBOT begins construction on SW Capitol Highway Rose Lane project

Construction impacts will continue through September and include intermittent lane closures.

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Traffic Advisory: NE Seventh Avenue & Tillamook Street intersection to be closed to motor vehicles for four to six weeks during bikeway construction project

During construction, people will be able to bike, walk or use a mobility device through the area

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With fun in the sun, East Portland celebrates new Sunday Parkways route this weekend!

Open streets event encourages Portlanders to walk or roll through 4.5 miles of East Portland neighborhood greenways on Sunday, Aug. 21

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News Release: Construction begins next week on the SW Broadway Bike Improvements project, interim improvements on SW Main Street 

The project will complete a comfortable, safe southbound bicycle connection from the Broadway Bridge to I-405. 
Construction will continue through September and include intermittent lane closures, parking restrictions and traffic delays. 

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News Blog: Big haul? Small load? A regional trucking company shows how maximizing space helps freight move across our region

TITAN Freight Systems shows how "less than truckload" trips play a key role in our regional transportation system.

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The Blumenauer Bridge is open to the public

On July 31, PBOT officially opened the Congressman Blumenauer Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge! Crossing I-84 and connecting the Lloyd and Central Eastside districts, the new bridge is already benefiting businesses, commuters, and residents in the area. It also acts as a link in the Green Loop.

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