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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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News Release: PBOT continues popular, free Healthy Businesses permit program for summer 2021

Findings show the Healthy Businesses program has been key to survival of Portland businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic with over 1,000 permits issued since the program’s inception in May 2020

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation launches the Safe Streets|Healthy Businesses program to help local businesses operate safely as Portland gradually reopens 

Program makes it simple for businesses to apply to use space on sidewalks and streets to make physical distancing easier for customers and staff Bureau also releases strategic framework for adapting streets as city restarts public life.

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Transportation Commissioner Chloe Eudaly Announces New Slow Streets|Safe Streets Initiative

The new strategy will repurpose streets, including closing them to car traffic, to make it easier and safer for Portlanders to practice physical distancing as the city recovers
Commissioner Eudaly directs PBOT to develop treatments for all 100 miles of neighborhood greenway network

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