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Traffic Advisory: Portland Streetcar night testing in South Waterfront starting April 23

PBOT personnel will be testing propulsion and braking on a new streetcar vehicle that will be put into service this summer.

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Advisory: PBOT releases its 2022 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II Public Right of Way Transition Plan Update

The annual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II Public Right of Way Transition Plan report shares the progress being made to modify transportation system elements such as audible pedestrian signals and curb ramps.

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Expect delays tonight traveling through the Central Eastside on E Burnside and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Travelers can expect delays eastbound on the Burnside Bridge and southbound on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard overnight on Thursday, April 6, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Friday morning

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PBOT Vision Zero March 2023 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter


March Safe Routes News and Resources

Updated Newsletter


February Safe Routes News and Resources

Updated Newsletter


Why we say “crash” not “accident”

We’re inviting our community to change the way we talk about crashes, and in doing so, change the broad cultural perception that crashes are inevitable. A Vision Zero approach refuses to accept traffic violence as a byproduct of “just the way things are.” So, will you join us?

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Winter Travel Advisory: Snow, hail could create hazardous travel conditions Friday and Saturday

Be prepared for worse conditions than expected, as forecasts come with uncertainty about timing and amount of snow

Traffic Advisory


Expect delays on Thursday night traveling through the Central Eastside on E Burnside and Grand Avenue

Travelers can expect delays eastbound on the Burnside Bridge and northbound on Grand Avenue overnight on Thursday, March 16, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Friday morning

Updated Traffic Advisory


PBOT invites Portlanders to step into spring with SW Strolls community walks every first Saturday of the month

Preview the newly built sidewalks on SW Capitol Highway between Barbur and Multnomah boulevards while discovering hidden gems of Southwest Portland

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PBOT urges the public to slow down, as speed, impairment keep pedestrian deaths at historic high level in Portland, across U.S. in 2022

Speed, impairment, and traveling on high crash corridors accounted for most traffic crashes. The 30 busy, multilane streets PBOT has identified as high crash corridors comprise less than 10% of city streets, but accounted for 70% percent of the traffic deaths last year.

Updated Press release


Traffic Advisory: Intermittent eastbound detours on E Burnside at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard tonight, March 9, for traffic signal activation

Travelers can expect delays eastbound on the Burnside Bridge and southbound on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard overnight on Thursday, March 9, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Friday morning

Updated Traffic Advisory


News Blog: How Parking Management is Like…

New video series highlights vital role parking management plays in maintaining quality of life in Portland neighborhoods.  

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News Release: PBOT launches Ride Every Wednesday to celebrate progress of Rose Lane projects

Downtown commuters can earn a $50 Kuto credit, free coffee, and win prizes by leaving the car at home for their downtown journeys.

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Eastbound detour on E Burnside at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard tonight, March 2, for traffic signal installation

Travelers can expect delays eastbound on the Burnside Bridge and southbound on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard overnight on Thursday, March 2, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Friday morning

Updated Traffic Advisory


Winter Travel Advisory: More snow could create hazardous travel conditions Monday and Tuesday mornings

Be prepared for worse conditions than expected, as forecasts come with uncertainty about timing and amount of snow

Traffic Advisory


Winter Travel Advisory: More snow on the way as PBOT continues 24-hour snow and ice response

Parking citations will NOT be issued through noon on Tuesday, Feb. 28

Traffic Advisory



Winter Travel Advisory: PBOT warns that more snow tonight, lingering freeze all day Thursday will cause hazardous road conditions

Wednesday snowfall was far worse than forecast, and more is on the way, especially east of Interstate 205

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Portland Sunday Parkways Presented by Kaiser Permanente announces its 2023 season!

Portland’s premiere family-friendly walking and biking event will celebrate its Sweet 16 in Northeast Portland, East Portland, and Southwest.

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