After thoughtful evaluation of the two E-Scooter pilots, PBOT is moving forward with a long-term E-Scooter program to advance the City’s goals addressing mobility, climate, equity, and safety.
Transportation electrification is a key strategy in advancing Portland’s decarbonization goals. Electric vehicles, with their emission and pollution reduction benefits, might be right for you! 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 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 Alberta, helping facilitate a 15-block community event on NE Alberta Street between 15th and 30th Avenue from 6 -9 p.m.. In 2023, the event will take place on June 29, July 27, and August 31.
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.
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. Visit this page to learn about 2023 dates and locations.
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.
Portland Bureau of Transportation's Safe Routes to School program improves conditions for walking, biking, and rolling around schools. Safe Routes to School uses infrastructure improvements (like crosswalks) and education to increase safety, reduce congestion, and encourage physical activity.
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.
Traffic safety operations and resources 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 Interim Director Tara Wasiak, 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).
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).