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Portland Bureau of Transportation

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Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

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

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Installing Bicycle Parking

There are several ways to increase bicycle parking at your workplace, development, business and in your community.  The links below can help you get more information on installing bicycle parking in several different situations. 


BIKE RACK AND CORRAL PROGRAM

  • To request a free bicycle rack installed by the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), click here.
  • To request a bicycle parking corral installed by PBOT, click here.
  • To view our DRAFT bicycle parking corral drawing, click here.

BICYCLE PARKING REQUIREMENTS PER CITY CODE

INSTALLING and CHOOSING THE RIGHT BIKE RACK

  • To learn more about installing a privately purchased or independently designed bicycle rack (frequently called "Art Rack") bike rack in the sidewalk, click here.
  • To view the City's current Administrative Rule 10.09 on how private developments can install bike racks in the public right-of-way, click here.  To view our DRAFT update to the Admin Rule 10.09 , click here.
  • To download a copy of a bike rack encroachment permit application to install a private rack in the public right-of-way, click here

Many manufacturers of bicycle racks make variations of the examples of acceptable rack types shown below. 


Examples of generally ACCEPTABLE Bicycle Rack Types:

Examples of generally UNACCEPTABLE Bicycle Rack Types:

If you have questions about City bike racks or bicycle corrals, contact Scott Cohen at scott.cohen at portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-5345

If you have questions about bike parking permitting, policy, or code questions, contact Sarah Figliozzi at sarah.figliozzi at portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0805

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