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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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W/E Burnside Street

Motor Vehicle HCN Pedestrian HCN Bicycle HCN

Burnside Street is part of the High Crash Network for people driving, walking and biking.


Future growth: Connection to Portland's 2035 Comprehensive Plan

Segments of Burnside are Civic Corridors and Neighborhood Corridors, and are close to many Centers.

Corridors Centers
Civic Corridors are Portland's busiest, widest and most prominent streets. They connect centers, help unite Portland with the region, and carry out key transportation functions for traffic, freight and transit.

Neighborhood Corridors are narrower main streets that connect neighborhoods with each other and to other parts of the city.
Centers provide the primary areas for growth and change in Portland over the next 25 years. They are compact urban places that anchor complete neighborhoods.

2013 Burnside Existing Conditions Report

Report includes trends, roadway data and crash data for W/E Burnside (SW Barnes to E 67th Ave)

2016 East Burnside Safety Improvements

Additional curb extensions and pedestrian islands, new pavement, and signal modifications.

2016 West Burnside Safety Improvements

New sidewalk, signal rebuilds, curb ramps, curb extensions, island alterations, pedestrian push buttons, signing and striping and potential bike lane extensions and reconfiguration