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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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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 – Portland Streetcar; Metro’s Bike There!;  Beaverton,  Vancouver,  Gresham,  

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

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

Curated:

Bikely, Map My Ride, Ride with GPS  – see how others have done it by searching maps they have posted

BikePortland forums, Shift list – query “real” people, online

Transit Trip planning - http://portlandafoot.org/w/Trip_planner_guide - a guide to several of the apps available on TriMet's App Center

TriMet Map Trip Planner -  http://ride.trimet.org/#/ - a multi-modal trip planner for transit, biking, walking, or a combination

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-friendly Transit planning – Portland and region beyond - http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/71968 - see all the transit services in the Portland area that allow you to take your bike along

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

Handheld (smartphone/tablet) apps:

Transit – 

TriMet’s list of Transit Apps: http://trimet.org/apps/index.htm

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

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

Google Maps – Bike, walk, and transit trip planner  - https://maps.google.com/maps  (note- desktop Google Maps and Google Maps app have different functions available)

TripGo – Bike, walk, transit, taxi, car-share are all offered - https://skedgo.com/tripgo

Bike -

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/

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

Car Sharing –

Getaround - http://www.getaround.com/tour

Car2Go - https://www.car2go.com/en/portland/

Zipcar - http://www.zipcar.com/portland/find-cars

Relay Rides - https://relayrides.com/car-rental/or/portland