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The City of Portland wants to see more people using bikes for transportation and has compiled these key resources for keeping your bike safe and secure.
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 2022 “Bike to Books” digital design contest, part of May Bike Month. First-place designs are installed on Portland streets by PBOT striping crews.

Bike-friendly bumps

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“Bike-friendly bumps” are a new tool being tested on neighborhood greenways to slow vehicles and provide a more convenient trip for people biking. PBOT conducted a public survey and observed their use in early 2023 to inform if and how bike-friendly bumps will be deployed in the future.
Sunderland Yard is a city facility that recycles materials from work done by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Facility produces compost, recycled rock, screened dirt, as well as sand from snow and ice response. Recycled rock and compost for sale. Screened dirt free.

Carpool resources

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Oregon K-12 schools can use the SchoolPool online tool to match parents and caregivers with other drivers from their school to share rides. Portland Bureau of Transportation's Safe Routes to School program can support schools in connecting with the tool.
The City of Portland celebrated 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.
For upcoming or active permits, please provide the associated Track-It #, Permit #, or IVR #. For recently submitted applications, please provide the Track-It # included in the confirmation email received when submitting your application. There is a nonrefundable $30.00 fee to process a change.
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Understanding the types of movements and locations that lead to death and injury for people traveling in Portland informs actions in this plan.
Portland Bureau of Transportation's deadly crash response protocol and street changes.
Information on the status of elevators and elevator repairs for pedestrian crossings owned or managed by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), including the Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge in South Waterfront by OHSU and the Bob Stacey Overcrossing at Gideon Street in Southeast Portland.
A collection of evaluation reports for various Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) traffic safety projects organized by roadway reorganizations, speed limit reductions, and quick-builds, among others.
Learn how the voter-approved Fixing Our Streets program funded $14 million worth of engineering projects to improve how Portland families access schools. Understand how projects were selected and view a map of funded locations.
In rainy weather, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) crews work 24/7 to clear hazards from the right-of-way, including downed trees, landslides, and keeping storm drains clear after storms. Here are tips for taking transit, walking, biking, or driving in rainy weather.
In snowy or icy weather, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) crews work 24/7 to clear hazards from the right-of-way, including downed trees, landslides, and keeping snow and ice routes clear after winter storms. Here are tips for taking transit, walking, biking, or driving in severe weather.
Section of Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Strategic Plan "Moving to Our Future" (2019-2024). Goal 2 - Moving People and Goods. Originally published 2019. Revised 2023.
Section of Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Strategic Plan "Moving to Our Future" (2019-2024). Goal 3 - Asset Management: Deliver smart investments to maintain our transportation system. Originally published 2019. Revised 2023.
Guide for Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) outdoor dining permits. Businesses are required to have an outdoor dining permit to have food or beverage service in the public right-of-way. Permits will be under the new Outdoor Dining program, previously called “Healthy Businesses”.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) created the Vision Zero dashboard to maintain transparency about efforts to reduce speeding, improve street design, support people to travel safely, and share citywide traffic crash summaries.
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.