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About the Safe Routes to School program at the Portland Bureau of Transportation.
Information about the Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Way to Go Plan, a data-informed transporatation demand management strategy. Plan ensures city focuses on effective and equitable outcomes, guiding work around improving mobility, removing burdens, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

About Vision Zero

Protecting human lives is core to Vision Zero, the goal to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries on Portland streets.
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.

Active Centennial

Active Centennial encourages you to walk, bike, roll, and take transit in your neighborhood this holiday season. We hope you’ll enjoy your free Transportation Kit!
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).
Portland Bureau of Transportation Vision Zero reports on deadly traffic crashes, patterns and trends, how the city responds to deadly traffic crashes, and how crash data works for each calendar year.
Portland Bureau of Transportation updates the public on our Vision Zero work annually—what work we’ve done and what areas need more attention—through the Annual Vision Zero Action Plan Progress Report.
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.
This report, “Beyond Traffic Safety: Building community belonging and safety in public spaces,” documents community members’ experiences and reflections on what personal safety means to them and ways government agencies and community-based organizations can engage to make public spaces safer.

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 safety education materials and handouts for use in a classroom and outdoor setting. Students build handling and road awareness skills through drills and short neighborhood rides.
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.

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).