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Traffic Advisory: A smoother street is coming to N Baltimore Avenue between N Bradford and Lombard streets starting Monday, July 18

Paving work begins Monday, July 18 on N Baltimore Avenue between N Bradford and Lombard streets, as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) ongoing street maintenance program.

Traffic Advisory


Commissioner Hardesty remarks on big day for transportation projects

In a big day for regional transportation projects, Commissioner Hardesty leads Portland to rejoin I-5 Rose Quarter project, wins OK for regional compromise on I-5 bridge project

Updated Press release


News Release: Portland and Seattle transportation agencies urge drivers to Slow the Flock Down!

A joint campaign between the Pacific Northwest's two largest cities uses humor to send an important safety message

Press release


News Release: Transportation Wallet programs helps thousands of Portlanders choose active transportation options

Popular Transportation Wallet stays at $99, increases benefits and perks to encourage Portlanders to walk, bike, roll, and take transit.

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Final paving for a safer, smoother street is coming to SW Naito Parkway between Market and Harrison, from July 5 to July 10

People traveling in the area should expect detours and delays from July 5 to 10.

Updated Traffic Advisory


News Release: Soak up the sun at Sunday Parkways this weekend!

Celebrate 15 years of open streets in Portland while walking, rolling, and strolling in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood on Sunday, June 26

Press release


News Release: 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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Traffic Advisory: NW Cornell Road to fully reopen this evening, after crews complete essential repairs to historic tunnels

Beginning at 6 p.m. today, NW Cornell Road will fully reopen to the traveling public as essential repairs to the NW Cornell Tunnels are now substantially complete.

Updated Traffic Advisory


The Oregon Food Bank shares how it uses Portland’s transportation system to move millions of pounds of food every day to feed Oregonians in crisis

In a new video for the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s 2040Freight Plan, the Oregon Food Bank explains how their freight distribution system helps those in need.

Blog post


Save the Date! PBOT opens Blumenauer Bridge July 31, with opening celebration & community event space

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Congressman Earl Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge will provide a valuable car-free connection between two of the Rose City’s fastest growing neighborhoods.

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Portland Sunday Parkways kicks off a summer of free accessible family-friendly activities

Popular all-ages, all-abilities open street events return after two-year hiatus. Kaiser Permanente teams up with PBOT to encourage Portlanders to keep Sunday Parkways spirit alive all summer long.

Press release



PBOT restores six lanes to North Going Street Bridge, completing permanent repairs from Union Pacific Railroad derailment crash

Crews with the Portland Bureau of Transportation restriped the lanes on the North Going Street Bridge this week, restoring the three full travel lanes in each direction. Union Pacific will cover the city's costs for making the repairs.

Updated Traffic Advisory


Advisory: PBOT releases its 2021 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II Public Right of Way Transition Plan Update

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is committed to ensuring an accessible transportation system for all users, while being transparent with the public in how work gets completed.

Public notice


Commissioner Hardesty approves new Pedestrian Design Guide, helping add more space for trees while preserving access for people with disabilities and other pedestrians

The first new rules for sidewalks in 24 years will help Portland fight climate change by forging a compromise that allows space for people and trees

Updated Press release


Pickup/drop-off zones, protected bike lane coming to SW Broadway in summer 2022

This summer, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will begin converting existing Hotel Zones along SW Broadway to three-minute pickup/drop-off zones.

Blog post


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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