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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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Education

  • Follow the Leaders Staff from the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) educate students on pedestrian and bike safety.

  • Walk this Way Safe crossing skills are born in the Pedestrian Safety Education class. Photo credit: Ernest Jones

  • Lefty Lucy Proper hand signals, rules of the road, and how to ride around cars are just a few things to learn during bike safety class.

  • Meet the Fleet BTA staff and volunteers maintain the large fleet of bikes used for bike education and bike camps.

  • Bike Safety Education = Fun! Students celebrate their final day of Bike Safety Class with a community ride through the neighborhood.

  • Pedestrian Safety Education Second grade classrooms learn the basics of pedestrian safety and rules of the road.

With the help of our partners at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA), Safe Routes to School provides pedestrian and bicycle safety instruction at 40 partner schools throughout the Portland area. Every year we hear from parents and teachers that their students' time spent with their safety educators made an incredible difference in their confidence and knowledge when out on the streets with other road users. 


Volunteer with Ped & Bike Safety

Help out on community rides and walks.

Pedestrian Safety Education

Stop every time at the edge of the street; use your head before your feet! Make sure you hear every sound; look left, look right, look all around!

Skateboard Education

Sick olly, brah. A few places around town to improve your skills and tricks.

Requesting Bike/Walk Safety Education

Information about receiving bike/walk education services at your school.

Year-Round Camps & Classes

Keep your student active and learning throughout the year.