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News Blog: BIKETOWN bike-share is planning to expand. Where they expand depends on you.

The BIKETOWN bike-share program is seeking input on an expansion of its service area in Portland, including adding new stations. These plans are in their infancy, so the BIKETOWN team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is seeking the public's help determining where they

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PBOT launches its latest planning effort, North Portland in Motion

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) latest planning effort is kicking off in North Portland this week with the launch of North Portland in Motion.

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Key connector between the Springwater Corridor Trail and SE Portland parks, schools, and bikeways now complete

Two formerly-gravel streets in the Brentwood-Darlington and Lents neighborhoods were paved as part of the Springwater Connector Neighborhood Greenway project

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Long-awaited SW Capitol Highway project breaks ground on Monday, June 14

The 18-month-long construction will transform SW Capitol Highway between Garden Home and Taylors Ferry roads into a safer and more resilient roadway.

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Traffic Advisory: A smoother, safer street is coming to SE Hawthorne Boulevard

With construction on 180 curb ramps nearly complete, paving begins Monday, June 14

Traffic Advisory


PBOT cuts the ribbon on Flanders Crossing, Portland’s newest pedestrian and bicycle bridge

The long-awaited connection between two of Oregon’s most densely populated neighborhoods, Northwest Portland and the Pearl District, is now open.

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation and the Oregon Department of Transportation reach historic agreement on the cost to bring State Highway OR-213/82nd Avenue to a state of good repair and basic safety and a plan to pay for it.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced a plan to fund long-awaited and much-needed safety and maintenance improvements to State Highway OR-213, also known as 82nd Avenue.

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PBOT adds new curb ramps at Hawthorne and César E. Chávez boulevards

Starting on June 2nd, contractors working for PBOT will add new curb ramps at the intersection of Hawthorne and César E. Chávez boulevards. Work will require intermittent lane and sidewalks closures.

Traffic Advisory


SW Naito Parkway onramp to Hawthorne Bridge remains closed for improvements through June 14

Through June 14, the eastbound Hawthorne Bridge ramp from northbound Naito Parkway is CLOSED to all users.

Traffic Advisory


PBOT launches new ad campaign to encourage Portlanders to use climate-friendly transportation as the city emerges from the pandemic

Portlanders will be able to travel to new community plazas across the city to socialize and celebrate the city’s recovery.

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PBOT now accepting applications for Healthy Blocks and Street Paintings for summer 2021

Applications for both programs open today with permits to be issued beginning June 1 and onward.

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New signals coming to the Hawthorne Bridge ramp; improvements on SW Naito continue on schedule

Completion of long-awaited improvements will require full and partial closures of the Hawthorne Bridge this May

Updated Traffic Advisory


News Blog: Get outdoors and kick-off summer by walking and biking

PBOT has plenty of resources to help you get moving and have fun outdoors

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Bike to Books design contest returns for its fifth year

PBOT and Multnomah Country Library invite youth across Multnomah County to design bike lane art for Portland’s streets

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A smoother street is coming to SE Division Street from 130th to 148th avenues beginning Monday, May 3

Paving work begins this Monday, May 3, on SE Division Street between 130th and 148th avenues, in coordination with TriMet’s Division Transit Project and in preparation for the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) upcoming Outer Division Multimodal Safety Project.

Traffic Advisory


PBOT names Portland's newest bike and pedestrian bridge the Bob Stacey Crossing, honoring a lifetime of service for a more sustainable community

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) renamed Portland's newest bicycle and pedestrian bridge after Metro Councilor Bob Stacey, for a nearly half-century career making the Portland area a more sustainable region through land use and transportation planning.

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation and Presenting Sponsor Kaiser Permanente announce new format for May and June Sunday Parkways

This season’s “Choose Your Own Adventure” activities will launch May 1, offering Portlanders multiple ways to explore the city and have a fun, safe summer.

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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 frontline workers

Portland and cities across the nation have seen a rise in fatal traffic crashes that defy historic trends. The COVID-19 pandemic created unique challenges and appears to have created tragic results on streets and highways.

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PBOT completes its first three-year cycle of the Gravel Street Service

Thanks to Fixing Our Streets, crews will return to work in Southeast Portland this coming winter

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A smoother street is coming to the intersection of N Killingsworth Street and N Concord Avenue

Work begins this Monday, April 26 at the intersection of N Killingsworth Street and N Concord Avenue as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) ongoing street maintenance program and funded by Fixing Our Streets.

Traffic Advisory