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Portland Bureau of Transportation

We keep Portland moving

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Finding Your Way with Maps and Apps links and resources

Finding your way with Maps and Apps                                      Links and resources

 

Section 1 – Maps

PBOT’s printed maps – Citywide Bike,   Neighborhood Bike + Walk (5 quadrants available),   Central City Bike/Walk/Transit

Other printed maps – Metro’s Bike There!;  Beaverton,  Vancouver,  Gresham,  Portland Streetcar, etc.

PBOT’s online maps –  http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/39402

Suggested rides around Portland - http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/339920

Portland/NW Oregon “Recreational Bicycling Rides + Maps” - http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/36638

Regional Touring “Portland Area Recreational Cycling Maps”  - http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/index.cfm?c=36638&a=316792

Section 2 – Online resources

Bike trip planning - http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/327512

Automated:

Google Maps – Bike, walk, and transit trip planner  - https://maps.google.com/maps

Ride the City - http://www.ridethecity.com/portland

byCycle  -  http://bycycle.org/   The original, granddaddy bike trip planner

Curated:

Bikely, Map My Ride – see how others have done it

BikePortland forums, Shift list – query “real” people

Transit Trip planning - http://portlandafoot.org/w/Trip_planner_guide

TriMet Map Trip Planner -  http://ride.trimet.org/#/

ODOT Tripcheck/Transportation Options / Bicycle (data for planning bike trips in Oregon, video of specific roads, traffic volumes, etc.)- http://www.tripcheck.com/Pages/BIentry.asp

Bike Transit planning – Portland and region beyond - http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/71968

Crowd-sourced bikeway wisdom courtesy of NYTimes - http://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2013/06/07/bicycle-routes/index.html?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.z_sma=OT_YBW_20130617#city=portland

Section 3 – Handheld (smartphone/tablet) apps

Transit – 

PortlandAfoot Transit App Reviews:
http://portlandafoot.org/w/Trimet_app_reviews
One-page PDF summary:
http://portlandafoot.org/documents/bestapps/fourbestapps.pdf

Google Maps – Bike, walk, and transit trip planner  - https://maps.google.com/maps

Ride the City - http://www.ridethecity.com/portland

TriMet Transit Tracker - http://trimet.org/arrivals/

Bike (iOS only) -

Maplets   - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/maplets/id401478553?mt=8

Portland Bike App - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/portlandbike/id418843867?mt=8

CycleMaps  - http://www.cyclema.ps/ios/