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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Safety: Vision Zero

Vision Zero is a traffic safety philosophy that rejects the notion that traffic crashes are simply “accidents” but instead preventable incidents that can and must be systematically addressed.

Learn About Events

PBOT manages permits for multiple types of events. For guidance on the type of event permit that best suits your needs, please click on Learn About Events above.

Tilikum Crossing: Bridge of the People

Tilikum Crossing, the only bridge of its kind the United States, is the latest iteration of Portland’s forward-thinking transportation philosophy.

Towing + Private Property Impounds

Promoting public safety by ensuring municipal & private property contract towers provide professional services

Winter Weather: Get Home Safe

Learn about how to prepare for heavy rain, and snow conditions.

Street Sweeping

The City's street cleaning program removes dirt and debris from City streets to provide a healthy, safe, and attractive environment for Portland residents and visitors. Regular removal of leaves and debris by members of the public as well as City crews.

Streets, Sidewalks, Signals, Lights + Signs

Information on streets, sidewalks, signals, streetlights + signs

Free Bike + Walk Maps

Download bike and walk maps for Southwest, Southeast, North, Northeast, and Northwest/Downtown Portland - ¡y mapas en español también!

Downtown Traffic Impacts

Regularly updated info on Downtown Portland construction projects, utility work, crane lifts and other uses resulting in lane or street closures, Portland5's Centers for the Arts and one-time and/or ongoing community and special event closures.

Traffic Counts

Click here to obtain traffic counts on Portland streets.