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The Blumenauer Bridge is open to the public

On July 31, PBOT officially opened the Congressman Blumenauer Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge! Crossing I-84 and connecting the Lloyd and Central Eastside districts, the new bridge is already benefiting businesses, commuters, and residents in the area. It also acts as a link in the Green Loop.

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PBOT and Lyft announce major BIKETOWN service area expansion

Portland residents and visitors will see a BIKETOWN service area expansion of 25% starting today

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PBOT News Release: PBOT to donate original BIKETOWN bikes to Bend, Ore. and Hamilton, Ontario, expanding access to biking and reducing the carbon footprint of bike-sharing in Portland

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) plans to donate surplus BIKETOWN bicycles to two cities, reviving a bike-share system in Bend, and enhancing the bike-share system in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, under a plan the Portland City Council is expected to consider on Wednesday.

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PBOT launches Vision Zero dashboard with new data about the city's efforts to eliminate traffic deaths and improve road safety

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) introduces the Vision Zero dashboard, a new tool to help Portlanders better understand and track the bureau's efforts to eliminate deaths and serious injuries from Portland streets.

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News Release: Safety improvements, travel tips, and a reminder to all Portlanders as students head back to the classroom: “Kids are everywhere. Drive like it.”

PBOT’s Safe Routes to School program is supporting families as they make the transition back to in-school learning

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Get outdoors this winter with SmartTrips Adventure Bingo

As we stay home during the statewide freeze to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) SmartTrips program invites you to participate in our Adventure Bingo during winter 2020-2021.

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News Blog: Need fresh air? Looking for a safe place to get moving? Portland has 118 miles of streets built just for you

PBOT’s 2020 Neighborhood Greenways Report shows the opportunities (and challenges) facing Portland’s greenways during the Covid-19 public health crisis and beyond

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PBOT announces new BIKETOWN agreement with Lyft and an extension of its title sponsorship with founding partner NIKE, Inc. for Portland bike-share through 2025

BIKETOWN agreement with Lyft, extension of sponsorship with founding partner NIKE, Inc. Expanding into East Portland with 1,500 new, all electric-assist bikes. A more accessible, more modern, and larger bike-share system for Portland. Partnerships go to council for approval July 22.

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News Blog: PedPDX: Walking While Black

PedPDX data analysis and public outreach finds that one’s experience walking in Portland depends a lot on where in the city you live or work, but it also depends upon who you are.

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