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News Release: Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, city, community, and business leaders cut the ribbon on Better Naito Forever

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty alongside city, community, and business leaders cut the ribbon this morning on the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Better Naito Forever project, the permanent version of Better Naito, the protected space for people walking and biking to and along Waterfront Park.

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News Release: Portland City Council unanimously approves Building a Better 82nd, with historic transfer of ownership to PBOT

City of Portland takes over 82nd Avenue and delivers critical safety and maintenance repairs through 2026;
Community partnership to build the future together, beyond 2026

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News Release: Bike to Books design contest is back for its sixth year 

PBOT and Multnomah Country Library invite youth from the Portland-area to design bike lane art for Portland’s streets 

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Traffic Advisory: PBOT begins construction on SW Alder Street Rose Lane Project

Construction impacts will last two months and include intermittent lane closures, parking restrictions and traffic delays

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News Release: Event parking district could help reduce congestion, pollution during large events in Lloyd District, Rose Quarter areas

An event district for on-street parking would help reduce congestion and pollution in the area, and help encourage public transit and biking for people attending

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Work Zone Ahead: As construction seasons kicks into high gear, City of Portland urges travelers to use caution to save lives and prevent injuries to essential workers

A message about work zone safety from Portland's Water, Transportation and Environmental Services Bureaus.

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Traffic Advisory: Major West Hills routes to remain closed for several days as utility, forestry and other crews work to clear power lines, downed trees

(April 11, 2022) The first substantial April snow in Portland in more than half a century has felled more than 400 trees across the city, felling power lines and blocking major Northwest and Southwest Portland routes that will remain closed for several days.

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SW Capitol Highway to close to through traffic throughout April from SW Taylors Ferry Road to SW Garden Home Road for stormwater pipe installation

The closure will be in place from Monday through Thursday each week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. from March 28 to the end of April as part of the SW Capitol Highway: Multnomah Village - West Portland project.

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Portland Sunday Parkways is back with two in-person events in 2022

The traffic-free events will take place on June 26 in Northeast Portland and on August 21 in East Portland

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PBOT receives $17 million in federal funds for projects on NE 122nd Avenue, N Willamette Boulevard, NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and on the SE Stark/Washington streets corridor in East Portland

The funding, which is matched by PBOT, is being distributed through Metro’s Regional Flexible Funding Allocation program

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PBOT News Release: PBOT extends Healthy Businesses, Portland Public Street Plazas programs to help Portlanders continue to embrace public space after the COVID-19 pandemic

In the early days of the pandemic, PBOT created two new programs that provided critical, urgently needed outdoor space for business use and community gatherings. Operation in the streets beyond this summer is contingent on City Council funding in the upcoming 2022-23 budget.

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Would you like a salad with your order? See how a Portland produce distributor delivers their goods in PBOT’s latest video

PBOT partners with Pacific Coast Fruit Company in a video for the 2040 Portland Freight Plan

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Alcohol remains a major factor in deadly Portland crashes

If you drink, it is safest to avoid driving and to help others do the same.

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Iconic elk statue will return to downtown Portland

The City of Portland is preparing to bring back the beloved Thompson Elk, which has been safely stored since it was damaged during protests in 2020.

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PBOT is recruiting new members for the Portland Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC)

This is a great opportunity to gain experience in working with the city, learn more about city planning, connect with other Portlanders who are interested in biking, and give back to your community in the process.

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Flour, sugar, and happiness: How freight gets handmade donuts into the hands of Portlanders

PBOT partners with local business Coco Donuts to explain how freight connects Portlanders with fresh donuts
Watch our new video and sign up to follow updates on the 2040 Portland Freight Plan

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