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A smoother street is coming to westbound SE Stark Street from 122nd to 126th avenues

PBOT crews will work on the westbound lanes of SE Stark Street for three business days from 7 a.m. through 4 p.m. to grind and pave street sections that have deteriorated to the point of being hazardous.

Traffic Advisory



How does coffee get to your cup?

PBOT partners with local business Nossa Familia to help explain how freight connects Portlanders with goods they need and love: coffee

Watch our new video and take a survey about your experience with urban freight in Portland

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PBOT and Lyft announce major BIKETOWN service area expansion

Portland residents and visitors will see a BIKETOWN service area expansion of 25% starting today

Updated Press release



PBOT urges the public to travel with care, as COVID-19 pandemic continues to contribute to unsafe travel behavior across the U.S., Portland

Deaths among houseless Portlanders present a rising challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic; Recent examples show PBOT's road redesigns are making city streets safer

Updated Press release


PBOT urges everyone to prepare for snow, cold temperatures this holiday weekend through next week

PBOT has cancelled planned vacation time for hundreds of essential employees, expecting 24-hour operations this holiday weekend.
Time to put the finishing touches on your family's winter weather emergency response plan.

Traffic Advisory


Give the gift of safe streets this holiday season

Holiday travel can be stressful even during normal times. And these are not normal times.

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News Release: PBOT, Ride Report release new online dashboard for BIKETOWN, e-scooter data

PBOT's new Open Data Portal shows millions of trips using shared mobility devices

Press release


'Tis the season! With snow in the forecast, it's time to get winter ready

PBOT crews work year-round to get ready for winter. Are you ready?

Press release


PBOT urges everyone to plan ahead, take public transit, obey parking & traffic laws, to have your best shot at the MLS Cup Final on Saturday

The Portland Bureau of Transportation welcomes the MLS Cup to Providence Park at noon on Saturday, and urges the traveling public to plan ahead if traveling to or through the western side of downtown, and be extra mindful of traffic and parking rules. Don't get a Red Card from parking enforcement!

Press release


Help PBOT plan for the future of freight in Portland

New survey asks Portlanders to identify and prioritize needs for the safe, equitable, efficient, and sustainable movement of goods within the city

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New year, new investments: PBOT to break ground on nine new projects in Portland’s Central City in 2022

Nine new projects will begin construction in 2022. The projects, which emerge from the City Council-approved Central City in Motion and Rose Lane Project plans, are designed to improve the speed and reliability of transit, provide dedicated space for people who bike, and to make streets safer regard

Press release


Night work at SW Multnomah Boulevard and 40th Avenue on Thursday, Dec. 9

Flaggers will direct traffic in all directions on SW Multnomah Boulevard at SW 40th Avenue from 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9 until 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10.

Traffic Advisory


Tips for climate-friendly travel in the wet, cold, and dark

Keep walking, biking, rolling and strolling, year-round!

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Shop local and earn free parking with Parking Kitty this holiday season

Find the purrfect gift for your loved ones by supporting small businesses and shopping local this holiday season.

Blog post


A safer, more accessible SE Hawthorne Boulevard just in time for the holidays

For pedestrians, shopping, dining, and doing business on Hawthorne is now better than ever

Press release



Street and rail repairs on NW 9th Avenue at Naito Parkway continue through Friday, Nov. 19

Beginning Monday, Nov. 8 through Friday, Nov. 19, the Portland Terminal Railway Company and the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will be completing street and railway repairs on NW 9th Avenue between NW Overton Street and NW Naito Parkway.

Updated Traffic Advisory


Safer streets, better connections, and a freshly paved roadway on SE 136th Avenue thanks to Fixing Our Streets

New street trees and wayfinding improve the quality of life for residents in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood in East Portland

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