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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 Crash Map Explore an interactive map of traffic crashes and fatalities in Portland from 2005-2014.

  • Rapid Flashing Beacons for East Portland Additional pedestrian crossing improvements are coming to East Portland.

  • Vision Zero in Portland Progress Read about PBOT's Vision Zero strategy in our two-year Bureau workplan.

  • Promise to do four things for a safer, healthier city.

  • High Crash Corridors Learn how PBOT is addressing safety on Portland's High Crash Corridors.

Join us: Listening session on Monday, May 9

State, regional and local leaders will talk with stakeholders and hear from community members about making our streets safe.


Portlanders deserve safe streets on which to walk, bike, operate mobility devices, access transit and drive. PBOT aims to make our transportation system the safest possible and to eliminate serious injuries and deaths on our streets by 2025. This effort is known as Vision Zero.

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Vision Zero acknowledges that the death or serious injury of even one person on Portland roadways is one too many. When answering the question, “How many of our family members, friends, or neighbors can we accept being killed or maimed in traffic?” the only acceptable answer is zero.

Read about Portland's Vision Zero Task Force charged with developing a community action plan to dramatically reduce serious and fatal crashes on Portland’s roads.

View the Vision Zero Crash Map of traffic crashes and fatalities in Portland from 2005-2014. Learn more about PBOT's Vision Zero initiatives, including our High Crash Corridor Program, the 2015 Traffic Safety Report, and traffic safety and bicycle safety resources.