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A park-and-walk might be the right option for you and your family if you live too far from school to walk or roll all the way. Park-and-walk encourages parents who drive to school to drop-off or pick-up their children two to four blocks from school. This allows children to walk the rest of the way.
A walking school bus is a group of students walking to school together. Students and parents choose to meet at a park or an intersection and then walk from there, usually along the same route. Some families may walk to the meeting spot, others may drive or take transit.
Portland’s Vision Zero Action Plan sets out specific, measurable actions to move toward zero traffic deaths or serious injuries on Portland streets.

Left-turn calming

Left turn-calming is a tool used by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to improve pedestrian safety at intersections.
Portland SmartTrips provides free walk and bike maps, guides for taking active trips like walking, biking and transit, and tips for moving safely through the city no matter what mode. Materials are for individual use.
La Oficina de Transporte de Portland (PBOT) inaugura dos nuevas instalaciones para peatones y para quienes pasean en bicicleta y patinan en el noroeste de Portland y lo celebramos con "Go By Greenways: NW Gems" del 4 de junio al 6 de julio de 2021.
The City of Portland's Pedestrian Design Guide has been revised based on public comment and testimony and is now available below!

PBOT Director Chris Warner signed the Pedestrian Design Guide Administrative Rule on May 12th, 2022. The effective date is July 1, 2022.
Use this mobile-friendly interactive map to plan your bike route.
Neighborhood greenways are quiet, slow streets that are easy to walk, stroll, roll, bike, or play in. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is building out 25 miles of new greenways in East Portland and launching a “Go By Greenways” contest to make it fun to explore the newest projects.
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 “Go By Greenways: NW Gems” from June 4 to July 6, 2021.
Lotería Go is an interactive community game to celebrate the completion of road safety projects. Play now through Sept. 5!
Este verano, el PBOT está promoviendo numerosas plazas públicas en toda la ciudad en colaboración con las asociaciones, negocios y comunidades locales.
The Portland Tram is owned by the City of Portland and jointly managed by the City and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). The Tram runs between terminals in the South Waterfront district (at S Moody Avenue and Gibbs Street) and on Marquam Hill (in the Kohler Pavilion).
A guide to biking in Portland including tips, techniques and street smarts from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to make your bike ride safer and more rewarding.
Free guided bike rides, skill-building classes and online content hosted by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Information and a supportive setting for adults new to cycling, new to Portland, or just getting back on the bike. All activities are FREE and open to the public.
Information to help you prepare for all stages of family biking from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) including biking while pregnant, with kids of all ages, and helping kids prepare to bike alone.
A transportation-themed class with an emphasis on land use, mobility, social justice and racial equity. The fall 2023 class will be conducted in person in accordance with PSU. Class time will be used for presentations from guest speakers, activities and class discussion.
A guide for pedestrians in Portland including tips, and resources from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to help keep you safe, happy and healthy while out and about.
Information from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) on how to submit requests for review of non-urgent safety concerns related to pedestrians, people biking or taking transit, speeding drivers, speed limits, traffic safety around schools, visibility, signage, and signal timing.