Effective July 28, 2021, Portland CAO Tom Rinehart has issued a directive mandating the use of face coverings for everyone inside City facilities and vehicles. Check our face coverings page for more information.
Resource portal for engineering design and construction, ADA, computer aided drafting (CAD), traffic safety investigations, traffic signals & streetlights, land survey, major structures, specifications & standard drawings.
PBOT is evaluating this pilot that has shown e-scooters have the potential to help advance City goals for mobility, climate, equity, and safety. We are engaging the public to develop recommendations to City Council for a permanent program.
Portland's gas tax and heavy vehicle use tax for fixing our streets and making them safer for all.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) supports the Last Thursday Art Walk on Albert Street, helping facilitate a 15-block closure of NE Alberta Street from 6 -9 p.m. on the last Thursday of summer months. Visit our community partners’ website to learn about virtual programming in 2020.
Road maintenance, sidewalks, street signs, and other city assets. Potholes, paving, base repair, sewer repair, street sweeping. Plowing and salt in snow and ice events. 24/7 emergency dispatch to road hazards. Maintenance Operations group at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Public parking is managed by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), this includes enforcement, reporting illegally parked/abandoned vehicles, long-term parking permits for residents/businesses, SmartPark, payment options, requesting street parking changes, reporting illegal signs and more.
PBOT is committed to advancing City of Portland’s racial equity goals and strategies. Through our programs, policies, practices and procedures, we provide equitable and accessible services to all Portlanders, strengthen public involvement, access and outreach to historically underserved communities.
Get started with BIKETOWN, Portland's bike-share rentals, sponsored by NIKE, Inc. Explore service areas and pricing. Adaptive BIKETOWN provides short-term rentals for people with disabilities. BIKETOWN for All provides low-cost options for people living on a low income.
Promotes healthy active living through a series of free events opening the city's largest public space - its streets - to walk, bike, roll, and discover active transportation. Presented by Kaiser Permanente. For 2021 we have adapted our usual routes so you can do them on your own any day!
Permitting process for public infrastructure improvements triggered by private development projects.
Through the Rose Lane Project, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is giving buses and streetcars priority on the road, helping more Portlanders get where they need to go more reliably and quickly.
A partnership to prevent impaired driving, working with taxis, transportation network companies, police and bar owners to offer reduced-cost rides home on targeted holidays.
A partnership between the City of Portland, schools, neighbors, community organizations and agencies, continuing to increase safety and improve health for students and their families.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has started a new initiative called Safe Streets to respond to the Covid-19 public health crisis. PBOT will make temporary changes to city streets to give people more space to walk, bike, roll, do business, and get around in their neighborhood.
Early assistance, public and private development review, building plan review, land use review, managing the impact of development in the right-of-way.
Public works and utility permitting. Right-of-way acquisition. Temporary street use permitting for moving and construction. Community use of the right-of-way for block parties, special events, art, and other installations. Permitting group at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Local and regional transportation policy. Planning of projects by area and by mode of transportation. Implementation of the Transportation System Plan, part of Portland’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan. The Planning team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Management and delivery of transportation construction projects. Local improvement districts. Transformation of the central city for all travel modes. Partners with regional agencies. The Capital Projects team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Private for-hire permitting, towing regulations, municipal and private property impound tows, on-demand transport for people with disabilities (PDX WAV). Regulatory team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
The Transportation Wallet is a collection of passes and credits for use on transit, streetcar, bike share and scooters. Select from the various Transportation Wallet options below to learn more about each offer, see who qualifies, and how to apply.