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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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Pedestrian Information

Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) is a citizen’s volunteer committee, giving guidance to the City on pedestrian issues. Click to learn about the PAC’s mission, current agendas, minutes, and members.

Pedestrian Signals + Crosswalks

Pedestrian Signals, Crosswalks, other improvements. This section gives details on how our signals work, the different types of sidewalks and other design characteristics of the pedestrian system.

Pedestrian Design Guide

The Portland Pedestrian Design Guide is in PDF format.(You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.)

ADA Curb Ramp Request Program

This is a link to the City?s Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Curb Ramp Request program, including forms and criteria for requesting curb ramps.

Obstructions in the Right-of-Way Contact List

Links and contact information regarding sidewalk cafes and other elements in the sidewalk corridor that can become obstructions or barriers.

National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project

Volunteer to collect pedestrian and bicycle count and survey data the second week of September

Policies & Street Classifications

A link to the City?s pedestrian policies in the Comprehensive Plan (Goal 6) and to a map of the Pedestrian Street Classifications.

Walk to Wellness

Check out these great programs, classes and information sources.

Southwest Urban Trails Plan

The plan identifieds a network of seven priority urban trails through Southwest Portland, a series of proposed improvements and implmentation plans for maintaining and improving the trails. Adopted in 2000.

The Pedestrian Resource

Willamette Pedestrian Coalition The Willamette Pedestrian Coalition is a non-profit community-based membership organization in the greater Portland area dedicated to promoting walking and making the conditions for walking safe and attractive.

Walking 101

Walking and pedestrian issues

Metro Trail Count Locations List

2015 trail count site list

ADA Curb Ramp Prioritization Policy

This document outlines the criteria that guide the Portland Bureau of Transportation in selecting priority locations for installing ADA compliant curb ramp.

A Pedestrian's Guide to Portland

Resources to get you moving in the right direction.

Pedestrian Safety

Link to pedestrian safety education materials, crash data and more by Portland's Community and School Traffic Safety Partnership

Portland Walking Maps

Find walking maps for Southwest, North, Northeast and Southeast Portland

Sidewalk Constuction Projects

Funded sidewalk projects in design and construction.


To report broken or lifting sidewalk for posting and repair, call 503-823-1711.