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Outer Division Safety Project has completed all major work with targeted investments to reduce deaths and injuries in advance of FX2-Division bus line launch

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and contractor Raimore Construction have completed all major work on the Outer Division Safety Project, which has built five miles of improvements designed to reduce deaths on one of the most dangerous roads in the city.

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News Release: Portland and Seattle transportation agencies urge drivers to Slow the Flock Down!

A joint campaign between the Pacific Northwest's two largest cities uses humor to send an important safety message

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Alcohol remains a major factor in deadly Portland crashes

If you drink, it is safest to avoid driving and to help others do the same.

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PBOT urges the public to travel with care, as COVID-19 pandemic continues to contribute to unsafe travel behavior across the U.S., Portland

Deaths among houseless Portlanders present a rising challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic; Recent examples show PBOT's road redesigns are making city streets safer

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Give the gift of safe streets this holiday season

Holiday travel can be stressful even during normal times. And these are not normal times.

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In emergency order, PBOT drops speed limit on 2 miles of NE Halsey Street, a high crash corridor, starting Monday

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will implement an emergency speed limit reduction on a 2-mile section of NE Halsey Street, a high crash corridor in East Portland.

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PBOT gears up for construction on SE Division from SE 80th to 174th avenues

The Outer Division Safety Project will invest $11M in safety improvements for pedestrians, drivers and people on bikes on one of the most dangerous streets in Portland

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PBOT to lower speed limit on 5.5 miles of 122nd Avenue to improve safety on a high crash corridor

The Portland Bureau of Transportation will reduce the speed limit from 35 mph to 30 mph on 122nd Avenue between NE Sandy Boulevard and SE Foster Road on Wednesday morning, April 21.

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News Release: City of Portland supports HB 2530 & HB 3357 to save lives, expand use of safety cameras for speed enforcement

Bill would make pilot program permanent, make camera technology available to cities across Oregon

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News Release: PBOT urges public to focus on wellness, caution as Portland sees a 24-year high number of people die in traffic crashes

2020 defies historic pattern of fewer traffic crashes during economic recession

Excessive speed and impairment contributed to majority of traffic deaths

Indications that Vision Zero is reducing dangerous behaviors along key routes

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