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News Release: City of Portland, Multnomah County join forces on COVID-19 safety public education campaign for Black, Latinx communities

Portlanders are encouraged to be COVID Safe, Portland Strong in new campaign

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News Release: PBOT urges public to focus on wellness, caution as Portland sees a 24-year high number of people die in traffic crashes

2020 defies historic pattern of fewer traffic crashes during economic recession

Excessive speed and impairment contributed to majority of traffic deaths

Indications that Vision Zero is reducing dangerous behaviors along key routes

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UPDATED Traffic Advisory: New date! Flanders Crossing bridge installation scheduled for Jan. 22-25

Bridge installation will require a full closure of a segment of I-405 between Highway 26 and the Fremont Bridge

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Closure Advisory for SmartPark Garages on Christmas Day

On-street parking is free at meters on Christmas Day

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Traffic Advisory: SE Barbara Welch Road CLOSED for landslide, between SE Foster Road to SE Duke Street

People traveling to neighborhoods south of Foster Road are urged to use SE 134th Avenue, SE 162nd Avenue, and SE Clatsop Street.

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News Release: PBOT releases 25 proposed Rose Lane projects in new online open house

Portlanders are invited to the Rose Lane Project virtual open house to learn about progress made to date, get a first look at potential future projects and fill out a short survey

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News Release: Support a small business and earn free parking with Parking Kitty this holiday season

It’s the meowest wonderful time of the year!

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News Release: PBOT, Portland Business Alliance make it easier than ever to support downtown businesses & 'ShopSmallPDX' this holiday season

Park downtown and fall back in love with Portland this holiday season

Garages close for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, then return to normal on Friday before Free Parking Saturdays begin this Saturday

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Travel Advisory: Portland Aerial Tram to close for routine maintenance Nov. 26-29

The Portland Aerial Tram will close for scheduled maintenance from 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, reopening at 5:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30.

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News Blog: Need fresh air? Looking for a safe place to get moving? Portland has 118 miles of streets built just for you

PBOT’s 2020 Neighborhood Greenways Report shows the opportunities (and challenges) facing Portland’s greenways during the Covid-19 public health crisis and beyond

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News Release: PBOT’s Gravel Street Service kicks off Phase 3 on Portland’s westside

PBOT started the service in 2018 and has already completed over 31 miles of roads in Southeast, North and Northeast Portland.

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News Release: New bike & pedestrian bridge provides safer rail crossing along MAX Orange Line and freight rail tracks in SE Portland

(Nov. 10, 2020) A new bridge opens today in Southeast Portland, designed to provide a safe, convenient way for people biking, walking, or using a mobility device to cross the MAX Orange Line and Union Pacific Railroad.

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News Blog: Travel with care as Daylight Saving Time ends Nov. 1

Darker evenings bring greater crash risk

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Using Temporary Outdoor Customer Areas for Stores and Restaurants

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News Blog: Atlas Pizza bounces back with PBOT's Healthy Businesses Permit

Atlas itself “wouldn’t have survived” without the ability to serve pizza outside on Foster, with the help of a Healthy Businesses Permit from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).

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News Release: Winter Healthy Businesses Program will help Portlanders dine, shop outdoors safely this winter

Starting today, businesses can apply for free winter permits to use street space for physical distancing, Nov. 1 through March 31, 2021

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News Release: Rose Lane Project roll out continues this month with new projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Grand Avenue and NW Broadway

The improvements PBOT will roll out this year and next will have an immediate impact on Portlanders who continue riding transit during the Covid-19 pandemic, including frontline workers, by making bus service more convenient and reliable.

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Traffic Advisory: Construction on SW Naito Parkway Improvement Project continues, traffic to be detoured to the eastside of Naito beginning Monday, Oct. 5

Two-way access on SW Naito Parkway will be maintained by temporarily converting one of the two northbound lanes to a southbound lane.

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