Adaptive bicycling resources for people with disabilities, links for short-term or long-term rentals, or where to purchase adaptive bikes locally. Information about projects from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Residents and businesses in specific zones may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for permits to park longer than visitor time limits. Only people who live or work in these zones may apply for themselves, their guests, or their employees. Fees apply.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has launched the Safe Streets Initiative in response to the Covid-19 public health crisis. Part of this initiative is a Business Toolkit, and this Healthy Businesses permit, which helps businesses use more public space to conduct business safely.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) may require traffic control for work in the public right-of-way. Equipment may be bought or rented. Here are basic examples of traffic control and a partial list of vendors in the Portland area. Vendor list does not indicate a preference.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and Multnomah County Library invite students from pre-K to 12th grade to design bike lane art for the 2020 “Bike to Books” digital design contest, part of May Bike Month. First-place designs are installed on Portland streets by PBOT striping crews.
PBOT is helping create more room in crowded areas where people, especially pedestrians, might find it harder to keep six feet apart, such as on narrow sidewalks, at crowded bus stops, or at busy intersections where people wait to cross. PBOT will use physical barriers, paint, and other markings.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) composts more than 5,000 tons of leaves collected through the city's Leaf Day program each year. Removing leaves from our streets is critical to keeping streets safe from clogged storm drains, flooded intersections, and slippery streets.
The City of Portland is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) virtually on July 29, 2020. Learn about the ADA and experiences of people with disabilities in the United States.
July 26, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This year the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is updating its ADA Title II Transition Plan for the public right-of-way and we want your feedback.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Northwest in Motion Plan represents over two years of analysis, community outreach, and problem-solving to improve walking, biking, and public transit in the Northwest District and surrounding area. Full report, overview, sign up for email updates.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is providing a limited number of FREE travel coupons to organizations who can distribute them to frontline workers, patients, and others needing to make critical trips during the Covid-19 pandemic.
PBOT’s Equity & Inclusion program has been working with various PBOT teams to identify partnership opportunities to engage and support community groups on transportation issues specific to the Covid-19 public health pandemic.
Learn more about how to apply for permits and receive inspections from the Bureau of Environmental Services, Portland Fire and Rescue, Portland Parks and Recreation, Portland Bureau of Transportation and Portland Water Bureau.
Neighborhood greenways are quiet, slow streets that are easy to walk, stroll, roll, bike, or play in. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is building out 25 miles of new greenways in East Portland and designed a “Go By Greenways” contest to make it fun to explore new ones in East Portland.
The Portland Tram is owned by the City of Portland and jointly managed by the City and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The Tram runs between terminals in the South Waterfront district (at S Moody Avenue and Gibbs Street) and on Marquam Hill (in the Kohler Pavilion).
Investigations by traffic engineers for non-urgent safety concerns related to pedestrians, people biking or taking transit, speeding drivers, speed limits in general, traffic safety around schools, visibility, signage, signal timing. The 823-SAFE team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
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 is installing temporary traffic playgrounds and playspaces starting summer 2020. Learn what traffic playgrounds and playspaces are, and where you can find them.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has launched the Safe Streets Initiative in response to the Covid-19 public health crisis. Part of this initiative is a Business Toolkit, including permits, that allow temporary changes to streets to give people more space to conduct business safely.
Neighborhood greenways are:
• Quiet, slow streets
• Streets that prioritize people walking, bicycling, and rolling
• The backbone of the Safe Routes to School network
• Connectors between neighborhoods, parks, schools, and business districts