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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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December Safe Routes News and Resources


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


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

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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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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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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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