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Play "Go By Greenways: NW Gems"

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) unveils two new facilities for pedestrians and people biking and rolling in Northwest Portland and we are celebrating with a “Go By Greenways: NW Gems” in June to July 6, 2021.
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What is "Go By Greenways"?

Go By Greenways is a scavenger hunt you can play while exploring the new NW Flanders Neighborhood Greenway and Flanders Crossing, our newest bike and pedestrian bridge. We've hidden eight gems all over Northwest. Find them all by July 6 to win prizes.

How to play

Playing is easy:

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  1. Explore the map to see where you can find hidden gems along the greenways and at nearby businesses.
  2. Find the hidden gem (see example),
  3. Text the key word on the sign to 888-520-0526, and you're automatically entered to win prizes from neighborhood businesses.
  4. Keep exploring and find more gems
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If you will be looking for gems using a bike or BIKETOWN, try out these routes we've designed for different levels of comfort.

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What can I win?

  • Grand prize: Two $500 gift card to New Seasons and Transportation Wallets sponsored by the NW Parking District
  • Additional prizes include:
    • Gift someone a bouquet from Toyouinspire Flowers
    • Bhuna Indian Food gift card
    • Pinky gift card
    • Fat Tire Farm bike tune-up

List of winners 

How to explore your new neighborhood greenways

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About NW Flanders Greenway Project

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About Flanders Crossing Project

An entire network of Neighborhood Greenways is available for you to use to arrive to this area and your everyday trips. You can view the network at the Greenway webpage or in our online bike map.

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Take our survey

Tell us about your experience traveling on the greenway and playing Go By Greenways. Your feedback helps provide support for future programs like this.

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Contest Rules


The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) Go By Greenways: NW Gems begins on June 4, 2021 and ends on July 6, 2021. By texting a key word to 888-520-0526 and submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to these rules. The odds of winning this contest are determined by the number of entries submitted by the contestant against the number of total contestants and entries.

This contest is open to people who reside or work in Portland, Oregon. City of Portland employees and their immediate family or household members may participate but will not be eligible to win contest prizes.

By texting the keyword to 888-520-0526, the contestant opts into receiving text messages from PBOT. Message and data rates may apply. Contestant can always text STOP to 888-520-0526 to cancel or opt out. Terms and privacy policy are available at slkt.io/7334.

Each keyword texted equals one entry into the total number of entries. Contestants can also earn a bonus entry by the following two ways: 1) Completing a survey which is listed on this page 2) Emailing a photo of the contestant taken from the neighborhood greenways to smarttrips@portlandoregon.gov. By sending photos, you are giving PBOT permission to use them for marketing and promotional purposes.

The Grand Prize of this contest are two New Seasons gift cards of $500 value and Transportation Wallets provided by the NW Parking District. Examples of additional prizes are listed on this website.

Weekly drawings for names of winners will be conducted. PBOT reserves the right to choose which prizes are drawn in which week. Winners will be notified within three business days of their name being drawn. If they accept to receive the prize, their name will be displayed on the contest website as well as other PBOT promotions. Winners will be notified via phone call or text at the phone number provided by the contestant when they opt in to receiving texts. If the winner does not respond within 24 hours, the winner will be disqualified and contest organizers will select a new winner at random. Winners will be asked to provide a mailing address for prize delivery or a street address if it is more efficient to deliver the prize directly to the address. PBOT reserves the right to limit one prize per contestant during the entire duration of the contest.