1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204
Welcome to Portland – We get around differently here
If you’re new to this amazing city or have just moved to a new neighborhood, you’re fortunate to live in a place that provides a wide range of options for getting around.
This is a great city for walking. Many Portland neighborhoods receive high marks for walkability – you can check out your home's walk score at www.walkscore.com. Our mixed-use neighborhoods make it easy to incorporate walking into your daily routine. Explore a variety of areas in Portland on our Ten Toe Express walking tours.
Portland is ranked as the Best Bike City in North America by Bicycling Magazine! Most Portlanders live within a quarter mile of a bike lane, neighborhood greenway or a multi-use path ready to whisk you off to your destination. Portland By Cycle rides and classes show you the best low-stress ways to get where you're going - by bike.
Portland has an enviable transit system for a city of our size. An interconnected system of TriMet buses and MAX light rail, Portland Streetcar and even an Aerial Tram make it easy to get where you're going without a car.
There are lots of options for Portlanders who want to live a carfree or carlight lifestyle. Carsharing is abundant here, with 4 different companies offering vehicles to use by the minute, hour, or day. Some apartments even offer a car for tenant use, making it easy to give up your car or do without a second car.
Welcome SmartTrips is here to make sure you have the resources you need to take advantage of all these options and more. We’re a one-stop shop for all the trip tools and resources you need to get around and grab the city by the horns – or handlebars.
Start here! This is the golden ticket to having Portland in the palm of your hand. Pretty soon you’ll be rolling and strolling and navigating the city like a native. The order form link will be available soon to claim your resources. And yes, it’s all FREE!
For more information call:
Linda Ginenthal, SmartTrips Program Manager, Linda.Ginenthal@portlandoregon.gov, 503-823-5266
Volunteer to assist PBOT staff on walks, bike rides and at community events
Information about the variety of ways to get around Portland.
Helpful tips, whether you go by car or bike - plus explanations of Portland's roadway markings
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