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News Advisory: Future of Portland Parking Symposium to explore innovative approaches for Central City, neighborhoods - Monday June 29, 1 to 6 p.m., open house follows

(June 29, 2015)  – The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation is convening “The Future of Portland Parking,” a half-day symposium that is open to the public to explore innovative parking approaches, tools and strategies for the Central City and Portland neighborhoods.   The ideas that are explored in the symposium will inform PBOT’s planning of a Citywide Parking Strategy, including the strategy’s two main components: The Central City Parking Policy Update and the Centers and Corridors Parking Study now under development.

The event is free and open to the public. More than 130 people have signed up for all or part of the symposium.

WHAT:                 Future of Portland Parking Symposium

WHERE:               Portland Building Auditorium (second floor)

                                1120 SW Fifth Avenue

WHEN:                 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. symposium

                                6 p.m. to 8 p.m. drop-in reception

WHO:                   Commissioner Novick and PBOT Leah Treat will introduce the event

Jeffrey Tumlin, parking and transportation expert, who will deliver the keynote address:  Our growing city: Parking for healthy, vibrant communities

A variety of panelists who will explore development, neighborhood perspectives and innovative approaches. Full program may be found here:

For more information please visit the Future of Portland Parking website.


The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is the steward of the City’s transportation system, and a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides access and mobility.