Services, Guides, and Information

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About the Safe Routes to School program at the Portland Bureau of Transportation.
Information and resources on accessible and low-cost transportation options compiled by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for people with disabilities, older adults, and people living on a low income.
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).
Full scholarships are available to Portland residents for "Portland Traffic & Transportation," a noncredit course at Portland State University sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
A limited number of bike lockers are available for rent downtown by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Follow the instructions to learn about locations, get added to our waitlist, or renew your rental. Rentals are for 3- or 6- month periods and require a refundable key deposit.
In commercial districts, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) can install a group of bike racks, known as a bike corral, in on-street parking spaces. The city prefers to put bike corrals near street corners as it improves visibility for people crossing the street. Fees may apply.
In commercial districts, PBOT can install up to two FREE bike racks on the sidewalk in front of your property, but not on private property. These provide convenient bike parking for employees, visitors, and shoppers. Additional racks may be installed for a cost of $150 per bike rack.
Businesses that want to install custom, artistic, or non-standard bike racks may do so as long as the racks meet the City's design and location specifications. City staff will work with you to ensure compliance.
Welcome back to school! Safe Routes to School offers resources for students and families to plan their trip to school and get there safely.
Transportation Ambassadors are a group of volunteers who help the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) spread the word about transportation resources and programs through community events, and outreach.

Bicycle Counts

Bike shops in Portland, Oregon offering sales, service and rental of bicycles, a list maintained by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Free bike and walk maps produced by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) include the Citywide bike map, five neighborhood bike and walk maps, the online Portland Bike Map and maps for suggested bike rides around Portland and the metro area.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) updated the bicycle parking requirements in the zoning code (33.266.200) to ensure new development and major redevelopment provides adequate, secure, and convenient short- and long-term bicycle parking.

Bike-friendly bumps

“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.

Bikes and the Law

A summary of laws that apply to bicycles and their riders, compiled by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
Information and resources for biking in Portland provided by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) including planning your bike route, navigating Portland's streets by bike, maintaining your bike and free biking events.

Carpool Resources

Oregon K-12 schools can use the SchoolPool online tool to match parents and caregivers with other drivers from their school to share rides. PBOT's Safe Routes to School program can support schools in connecting with the tool.
Whether you're preparing for your first bike ride or have been riding for years, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has information and resources for planning your route, understanding Portland's bike infrastructure, and taking care of your bike.
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.
Explore employer resources for carpool, BIKETOWN, and transit. Plus, request assistance through Commute Consulting for Portland Businesses.
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.
Portland's highest-crash streets and intersections in low-income communities and communities of color receive priority for investments in safety.