After thoughtful evaluation of the two e-scooter pilots, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has moved forward with a long-term E-Scooter Program to advance the city’s goals on mobility, climate, equity, and safety.
Transportation electrification is key to advancing Portland’s goals for decarbonization. With lower emissions, electric vehicles (EVs) might be right for you! The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can help you learn about new EV models, rebates and incentives, charging availability, and more.
Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) resource portal for engineering design and construction, ADA, computer aided drafting (CAD), land survey, major structures, specifications, and standard drawings.
Portland's voter-approved 10-cent gas tax and heavy vehicle use tax for fixing our streets and making them safer for all. Funds support the work of the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to repave streets and fix potholes, build sidewalks, install new signals and streetlights, and much more.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) supports the Last Thursday Art Walk on Alberta, helping facilitate a 15-block community event on NE Alberta Street between 15th and 30th avenues from 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit www.lastthursdayalberta.org.
Maintenance Operations group at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Handle routine maintenance of streets, sidewalks, signs, and other assets, with 24/7 emergency dispatch to road hazards. Potholes, paving, base repairs, sewer repairs, street sweeping. Plowing, salting in snow/ice events.
Public parking and enforcement, managed by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Includes responding to illegally parked/abandoned vehicles, long-term parking permits for residents and businesses, downtown SmartPark garages, parking options like Parking Kitty, and much more.
Parking and state fuels tax revenues continue to come in below projections, while expenses continue to rise. PBOT’s FY 2024-25 budget will require up to $32 million in additional service reductions. Unless we find a solution, dramatic and visible transportation service reductions are likely.
Data sources from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Includes maps, dashboards, and other data sources, as well as how to find public records from across the bureau.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is committed to advancing the city’s racial equity goals through our programs and policies. Team supports PBOT in providing equitable, accessible service to all Portlanders and strengthening outreach to historically underserved communities.
BIKETOWN is Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) bike-share program operated by Lyft and sponsored by NIKE, Inc. Learn about BIKETOWN, Adaptive BIKETOWN’s rentals for people with disabilities, and the BIKETOWN for All program that provides affordable options for people living on low incomes.
Sunday Parkways Presented by Kaiser Permanente 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. Program run by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Find information from City of Portland infrastructure bureaus regarding permitting and construction 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.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program helps kids and their families walk, bike, and roll to and from school and around their neighborhoods. Through education and infrastructure improvements, we increase safety, encourage physical activity, and much more.
Multifaceted initiative by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to respond to the Covid-19 public health crisis. The Healthy Businesses permit was rolled into the new Outdoor Dining permit in 2023. Information below on this and our current program for Public Street Plazas.
Traffic safety operations and resources at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) including: 823-SAFE, crosswalks, medians, pedestrian hybrid beacons, stop signs, street lighting, vision clearance at intersections, and work zone detours.
Early assistance, public and private development review, building plan review, land use review, managing the impact of development in the right-of-way.
Office of the Director at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Meet Director Millicent Williams, Commissioner-in-Charge Mingus Mapps, and the Directors Team. See PBOT org charts, read our Strategic Plan.
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).